CBP: San Diego CBP Officers Intercept Felons Back to Back

U.S. Customs and Border Protection issued the following announcement on Nov. 29.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the San Ysidro port of entry intercepted two men with unrelated warrants in two days.

On Nov. 28, at about 2:30 p.m., Antonio Gonzalez, a 43-year-old Mexican citizen and Lawful Permanent Resident, applied for entry at the San Ysidro PedWest facility.  CBP Officers queried law enforcement databases and matched the man to a warrant.  CBP officers referred him to secondary for further processing.

CBP officers confirmed that Antonio Gonzalez had an active warrant for sexual assault from the Madera County Sheriff’s Department with a bail set at $1.2 million.

The next morning, at about 1 a.m., Paul Pray, a 37-year-old U.S. citizen, applied for entry through a trusted traveler vehicle lane. CBP Officers queried law enforcement databases and matched the man to a warrant.  CBP officers referred him to secondary for further processing.

CBP officers confirmed that Paul Pray had an active warrant for assault from the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department with a bail set at $100,000.

CBP officers transported both to the San Diego County Jail to await criminal proceedings.

Criminal charges are merely allegations.  Defendants are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.

Original source can be found here.

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