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Oil boom brings more Border Patrol arrests

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GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The U.S. Border Patrol is reporting a big increase in arrests in the Grand Forks sector, much of it in North Dakota’s booming Oil Patch.

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From the beginning of the fiscal year on Oct. 1 to June 30, there were 514 arrests.

That compares with the 284 arrested in the same period in 2012-13 and 287 in the same period in 2011-12.

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Garrett Richie
Garrett Richie is a general assignment reporter for The Grand Forks Herald and also covers East Grand Forks, Minn. Richie is a 2014 graduate of the Missouri School of Journalism and is formerly of The Ludington Daily News in Ludington, Mich. Have a good story idea? Contact Richie by either phone or email, both of which are listed below. If you would like to comment on a story, send a letter to the editor with Richie's name and phone number. Generally, letters should be no longer than 250 words, and all letters are subject to editing. Email to letters@gfherald.com or mail to The Grand Forks Herald.
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