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Border Patrol Agents Arrest Sureño Gang Member

Release Date: 
August 8, 2017

TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a 28-year-old male Mexican national Sunday morning east of Douglas, Arizona, for illegally entering the United States.

Photo Courtesy of U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Photo Courtesy of U.S. Customs and Border Protection

During processing, agents observed multiple Sureño gang-related tattoos on the exposed skin of Fernando Alberto Santoyo-Martinez. Records also revealed Santoyo was previously convicted in Clayton County, Georgia, for harassing phone calls and was deported in 2011.

The man now faces federal criminal charges for re-entry.

Last modified: 
February 3, 2021