Posted: Jul 29, 2011 3:43 PM
Updated: Jul 29, 2011 3:43 PM
TUCSON - A 31-year-old illegal immigrant who turned out to be wanted for attempted murder in Oregon was arrested Tuesday by Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents after identified using an automated fingerprinting system.
Border Patrol agents in the Casa Grande Station apprehended the subject near San Miguel, Arizona, and during processing, the man's information was entered into the Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System. Records revealed an active warrant from 2004 out of Oregon City, Ore., according to Customs and Border Protection officials, for attempted murder and attempted aggravated felony assault with a weapon, which was confirmed by the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office.
"All individuals apprehended by the Border Patrol undergo criminal history checks using IAFIS," state CBP officials. "This vital tool can access criminal records throughout the United States, thereby assisting agents in quickly identifying wanted persons and ensuring those individuals are brought to an appropriate law enforcement resolution."
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