Bartolo Cruz Dionicio Wiki
CBP officers assigned to Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport arrested Bartolo Cruz Dionicio, a Mexican citizen, while trying to board a flight to Mexico. Officers identified an active order from Gilroy, California, and detained the man, according to information obtained from CBP officials in Dallas.
#CBP officers at #DFWairport apprehended this man before he boarded a flight to Mexico. Bartolo Cruz Dionicio is wanted for murder & attempted murder in California & will be extradited thanks to the vigilant work of @CBP officers. For more info click here https://t.co/yZUcJMUuIW pic.twitter.com/QToKDgTWMW
— Director of Field Operations Jud Murdock (@DFOHouston) April 4, 2020
Bartolo Cruz Dionicio Murder
Officers confirmed the warrant from Gilroy and placed the Mexican national into custody. He is wanted in Gilroy for an alleged murder and an alleged attempted murder. Details about the crime were not released.
The arrest occurred after CBP officers identified the man as a wanted fugitive. Six CBP officers arrived at the flight gate and are waiting for him to arrive for his flight. Officers confirmed his identity and active orders and turned him over to police officers at the Dallas-Fort Worth Airport Public Safety Department. Gilroy officials will extradite the migrant to California to face the charges.
The 31-year-old Mexican national was set to board a flight to Mexico when CBP officers arrested him.
CBP officers apprehended Bartolo Cruz Dionicio who is wanted by authorities in Gilroy, Calif. for an August 2013 charge of homicide and attempted murder. https://t.co/O1oqq4Abt0
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“As a law enforcement agency, our officers take every opportunity to provide support to our partners seeking assistance, especially in a homicide matter,” Dallas CBP Port Director Timothy Lemaux said in a written statement. “In this instance, we were able to apprehend a wanted fugitive who evaded law enforcement for more than six years.”
Officials did not say how they learned of Cruz’s intention to take the flight from Texas to Mexico.
Bartolo Cruz Dionicio Arrested
CBP officials report that their officers arrested an average of 23 wanted criminals at ports of entry every day, based upon Fiscal Year 2019 statistics.
Bartolo Cruz Dionicio had been on the run for six years, U.S. Customs and Border Protection says https://t.co/fySxc12Oyp
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