RANGELEY, Maine — Two men were arrested on Sunday for allegedly entering the United States illegally from Quebec, officials said.

According to a statement from the U.S. Border Patrol, a 44-year-old man from Lebanon and a 40-year-old man from the United States were arrested around 2:30 p.m.

The men’s names were not disclosed.

Around 2:30 p.m., an agent from the Rangeley Border Patrol station saw the two men walking on a dirt road with mountain bikes near the Notre Dame, Quebec, border-crossing area, according to the statement.

The men were questioned by the agent and questioning revealed they had illegally crossed the border from Canada, and were transported to the Rangeley Border Patrol station for processing.

The men were fined $10,000, according to the statement.

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