TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents from the Brian A. Terry Station apprehended a previously deported Sureno gang member west of Naco, Arizona, on Monday night.
Agents arrested Pedro Castro-Guillen, a 28-year-old Mexican national, for illegally crossing the border and transported him to the Brian A. Terry Station for processing. When agents conducted a records check on Castro, they learned he was previously deported from the U.S. as a Sureno gang member. He will remain in custody pending criminal prosecution for immigration violations in accordance with Tucson Sector guidelines.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with the management, control and protection of our nation's borders at and between the official ports of entry. CBP is charged with keeping terrorists and terrorist weapons out of the country while enforcing hundreds of U.S. laws.