Daily Archives: April 26, 2010

San Ysidro Port of Entry CBP Officers Apprehend Homicide Suspect with Million Dollar Warrant

San Diego – The U. S. Customs and Border Protection officers assigned to the San Ysidro port of entry yesterday morning apprehended a man wanted for a homicide with bail set at $1,000,000.

At approximately 9:16 a.m., 18-year-old Jesus Melgarejo Jr., a U. S. citizen, was the passenger in a 2009 Scion driven by a 19 year-old female U. S. citizen. Melgarejo and the female driver applied for entry into the U. S. by presenting valid California birth certificates and driver licenses.

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CBP Catches Two Women on Fishing Boat with 382 Pounds of Marijuana

San Diego – The crew of a U.S. Customs and Border Protection interdiction boat caught two women Monday on a fishing boat with 382 pounds of marijuana stashed onboard.

At about 2 a.m., CBP marine interdiction agents and a CBP officer boarded a 23-foot recreational vessel off Point Loma.

The marine interdiction agents found 24 packages of marijuana stashed in the forward compartment, weighing a total of 382 pounds, and worth an estimated $190,000.

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