U.S. Border Patrol arrests four Chinese nationals near Fort Fairfield

by | Feb 29, 2024

Agents make arrests after three individuals attempt to enter U.S. from Canada, illegally


U.S. Border Patrol reported in a social media release on Feb. 28 that agents arrested three Chinese nationals attempting to cross the border near Fort Fairfield.

Fort Fairfield, Maine, sits on the Canada-U.S. border near Perth-Andover, N.B.

“After noticing suspicious activity along the border, vigilant Fort Fairfield Border Patrol agents arrested three Chinese nationals attempting to use the cover of darkness to illegally enter the United States,” the US Border Patrol Houlton Sector stated in a Facebook post. “A driver from New York, also a Chinese national who is already in immigration proceedings, was also arrested and suspected of attempting to further the illegal entry.”

The post asks residents in border communities to help by reporting suspicious activity to Houlton Sector Headquarters at 207-532-6521, ext. 5.

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