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Four arrested on Grand Island for illegal entry into the U.S.

Posted at 9:30 PM, Apr 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-28 21:30:16-04

U.S. Customs and Border Protection tells 7 Eyewitness News four were arrested Sunday for allegedly making an illegal entry into the United States.

According to a spokesman for the agency, the arrests happened on Grand Island in Erie County.

We're told a fifth individual was also taken into custody and may be charged with alien smuggling.

The incident is being investigated by the U.S. Border Patrol and partnering agencies.