Three arrested for illegally crossing border near Algonac

Border patrol officials say three foreign nationals have been arrested after attempting to cross the St. Clair River near Algonac earlier this week. Agents from the Detroit sector say a vessel on the St. Clair River near Algonac was spotted by a remote video surveillance system around 3am Tuesday. Border patrol officer responded to the area and found three people on land near the location of where the vessel was last seen. They admitted to have crossed the border from Canada in a boat and were taken into custody. The suspects are identified as a 53-year-old male Dominican National, along with a pair of females aged 25 and 26 from Mexico. Anyone with information on suspicious activity is asked to call the Detroit Sector Border Patrol BorderWatch telephone number toll-free at 800-537-3220.