Canadian man arrested after trying to re-enter U.S. at Massena border after previous deportation
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 9:09 am

MASSENA -- A Canadian citizen is facing charges after Customs and Border Protection officers said he tried to re-enter the United States after being previously deported.

Ali Haider Pasha was caught by federal immigration officers trying to re-enter the U.S. on Sept. 8, according to a news release from CBP.

He had been removed from the country on May 10 after being charged with two counts of dangerous drugs and one count of evidence destroying, CBP said.

He appeared in federal court on Sept. 11 on a charge of attempting to re-enter the U.S. after a previous deportation.

He is being held in federal custody, pending a detention hearing, CBP said.