Homicide suspect apprehended at Otay Mesa Port of Entry

By SDCN Editor

Otay Mesa, CA–U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Otay Mesa Port of Entry apprehended a man with an outstanding warrant for homicide.

On June 18, Francisco Trejo Ramirez, a 51-year-old U.S. citizen, applied for entry through the Otay Mesa port of entry primary vehicle lanes as the driver of the vehicle. Ramirez presented his driver’s license as his entry document. An officer ran his name through a law enforcement database and discovered he had an active warrant out of Madera County, California. Ramirez was escorted to a secure location for further inspection. 

CBP officers conducted a query utilizing the Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System confirming Ramirez’s identity, and that he was wanted for homicide by Madera County Sheriff’s Office.

Officers turn Ramirez and his vehicle over to the custody of Madera County Sheriff’s Office detectives for further disposition. 

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