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Border Patrol Agents Arrest an Undocumented Immigrant from Mexico Convicted of Murder

Release Date: 
June 9, 2014

LAREDO, Texas – On June 7, 2014, U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Laredo South Station apprehended a subject previously convicted of murder.   

Agents were conducting their assigned duties near Highway 83 and 359 when they encountered an undocumented immigrant. During processing, record checks revealed that the male subject, 40, from Mexico, had been charged and convicted in 1992 for murder, in Laredo, Texas, and sentenced to 8 years confinement.

The subject is an aggravated felon and will be processed for re-entry into the United States (8 USC 1326) and will be presented in Magistrate Court in Laredo, Texas.   

The Laredo Border Patrol Sector is part of the South Texas Campaign, which leverages federal, state and local resources to combat transnational criminal organizations.