A press release says in March, Columbian citizen John Acosta-Bermudez drove through the Port-of-Entry in Derby Line without stopping. Acosta-Bermudez then headed south on I-91 before being stopped by a border patrol agent. A press release says Acosta-Bermudez was driving with a passenger who was an illegal immigrant.
Acosta-Bermudez was deported twice following a New York robbery conviction and a federal passport fraud conviction. He cannot return to the U.S. without advanced permission from the U.S. Attorney General.
Acosta-Bermudez was being detained without bail since his arrest in March.
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