Canada Border Services Agency

Canada Border Services Agency

May 24, 2016 14:39 ET

Wanted by the CBSA Program Results in 68th Arrest

William Arquimides Orellana Melendez arrested

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 24, 2016) - Canada Border Services Agency

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced today the arrest of William Arquimides Orellana Melendez, who was recently featured on the "Wanted by the CBSA" list.

On May 11, 2016, the Saskatoon Police apprehended William Arquimides Orellana Melendez in the Prairie Region. William Arquimides Orellana Melendez is inadmissible to Canada for serious criminality for being convicted of fraud over $5000 and was wanted on a CBSA warrant for removal since October 2011.

The "Wanted by the CBSA" program elicits the public's assistance to locate persons who are the subject of a warrant under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act and who have evaded authorities.

To date, as a result of the "Wanted by the CBSA" program, 68 individuals have been located in Canada, of whom 61 have been removed. Additionally, 18 individuals were located abroad.

Members of the public are reminded that they should not take action to contact, approach or apprehend the individuals listed on the CBSA website. Any information on the whereabouts of these wanted individuals should be reported to the CBSA Border Watch Toll-free Line at 1-888-502-9060.

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