CBP Apprehends 5 Aliens from the Dominican Republic in Rincon

Release Date: February 24, 2020

AGUADILLA, Puerto Rico –U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents apprehended 5 aliens from the Dominican Republic Monday morning following an extensive search in response to a landing near Rincon.

Near midnight of on Feb.23, a CBP Air and Marine Operations (AMO) Marine Patrol Aircraft detected a wooden “yola” vessel Agents navigating towards the coast of Rincon, Puerto Rico.

Ramey Border Patrol Agents found the vessel near Corcega beach in Rincon. After an extensive search, agents arrested
five illegal aliens, all adults males claiming citizenship of from the Dominican Republic.

All aliens were transported to the Ramey station for immigration processing and removal.

CBP officers and agents lead CBP’s border security mission at ports of entry, along U.S. borders by agents from the United States Border Patrol and from the air and sea by agents from Air and Marine Operations.

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