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NOTICE: Due to the lapse in federal funding, this website will not be actively managed. This website was last updated on December 21, 2018 and will not be updated until after funding is enacted. As such, information on this website may not be up to date. Transactions submitted via this website might not be processed and we will not be able to respond to inquiries until after appropriations are enacted.

 

Aviso del impacto de la interrupción de fondos federales en las operaciones del sitio web del Oficina de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza de los Estados Unidos (CBP, por sus siglas en inglés)

AVISO:  A causa de la interrupción de fondos federales, este sitio de web no será administrado activamente. La última actualización a este sitio web se realizó el 21 de diciembre de 2018 y no se harán más actualizaciones hasta que el gobierno reanude operaciones; por ende, puede que el sitio web no refleje la información más reciente. Es posible que no podamos procesar transacciones ni responder a
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Border Patrol Continues to Arrest Criminal Aliens in the Rio Grande Valley

Release Date: 
November 29, 2018

EDINBURG, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley arrest multiple sex offenders and gang members with significant criminal histories.

Saturday, Weslaco agents arrested a Salvadoran male near Pharr, Texas. During processing, record checks confirmed the illegal alien is a Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) gang member with an aggravated homicide arrest warrant in El Salvador.

Wednesday, agents from the McAllen station arrested a Honduran man in Hidalgo, Texas. During processing, record checks revealed the man is a confirmed 18th Street Gang member.

Shortly thereafter, McAllen Border Patrol Agents working in Hidalgo, Texas arrested a Salvadoran male. Record checks revealed the man is a confirmed Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) gang member.

That same day, McAllen agents arrested a Mexican man near Los Ebanos, Texas. Record checks revealed a previous arrest by the Tukwila, Washington Police Department for rape of a child. The subject received 41 months’ confinement and three years’ probation.

A few hours later, Rio Grande City agents arrested a Salvadoran male near Roma, Texas. Record checks revealed a previous arrest by the Aurora Police Department and charged with sexual assault of a child. The man received three years confinement.

Thursday, McAllen Border Patrol Agents arrested a Mexican man in Sullivan City, Texas. Record checks revealed a previous arrest and charge for involuntary manslaughter by the Hickory Police Department in North Carolina. The man received three years confinement.

The Border Patrol is processing the subjects accordingly.

The public is encouraged to take a stand against crime in their communities and to help save lives by reporting suspicious activity at 800-863-9382. 

Please visit www.cbp.gov to view additional news releases and other information pertaining to Customs and Border Protection. Follow us on Twitter at @CBPRGV.

 

Last modified: 
November 29, 2018