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Border Patrol Agents Arrest Convicted Sureño Gang Member

Release Date: 
June 14, 2021

CALEXICO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector arrested a gang member Saturday afternoon after he illegally entered the U.S..

Agents apprehended an undocumented individual 18 miles east of the Calexico Port of Entry just after 1 p.m. and transported him to the El Centro Sector Processing Center for further processing.

Records checks revealed that Filemon PEREZ-Preciado, a 41-year-old Mexican national, is a member of the Sureño gang with prior convictions for re-entry after deportation, carrying a concealed weapon, and theft out of Wisconsin. He was previously ordered removed from the U.S. by an Immigration Judge.

U.S. Border Patrol will process PEREZ-Preciado accordingly.

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Last modified: 
June 14, 2021