Wanted Fugitive with a $1 Million Kidnapping Warrant Seized at the Border
Photo: San Ysidro port of entry
SAN DIEGO – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers queried a 50-year-old male U.S citizen who entered the San Ysidro port on 02/10/2020. He was driving a 2004 Ford Ranger with a male passenger on board at about 3:30 PM.
Once queried, with both men’s travelers’ information located in law enforcement databases – swift action took place.
“Both men were escorted to a secure location for further investigation,”said CBP. One of them had an alert for an active felony warrant.
ID’d and apprehended was Javier Martinez Jimenez (50), the driver of the vehicle, who was wanted for kidnapping by the Orange County Sheriff’s Office.
As for the male passenger, the anonymous U.S. citizen (45) was released north into the United States.
Jimenez was taken into custody and later booked into the San Diego County Jail while awaiting extradition for violating his million-dollar bail.
Mission Statement: U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with the management, control and protection of our nation’s borders at and between official ports of entry. CBP is charged with securing the borders of the United States while enforcing hundreds of laws and facilitating lawful trade and travel.