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Attempted Murder Suspect Apprehended

KSCB News - October 21, 2010 12:00 am

A man wanted for attempted murder was arrested attempting to cross the border into the United States from Mexico.

Juan Carlos Hernandez was arrested Monday night at the Bridge of the Americas where people pass through each day at El Paso, Texas.

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Hernandez applied for entry. Officers scanned the entry document and learned Hernandez had an outstanding warrant in Liberal, Kansas.

He was taken into custody and turned over to El Paso police. Hernandez is wanted for attempted first degree murder in Liberal.

Hernandez is now awaiting extradition to Kansas. He is a resident of Chihuahua, Mexico.

 

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