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Lost Man Rescued

U. S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Air and Marine ( OAM ) and El Centro Border Patrol agents combined their efforts to rescue a man who got lost entering the United States illegally.

At about 5:27 a.m. Tuesday , Border Patrol dispatch was notified of the individual being lost in the mountains south of Jacumba , California. The Border Patrol's Search Trauma and Rescue ( BORSTAR )  team was deployed to the area to begin a search. The man was located by an OAM helicopter at about 10:00 a.m.. The 28-year old man appeared to be in good physical condition and did not req uire medical care. It was determined that he was illegally in the United States and was taken to the Border Patrol station for processing.