Brackettville Border Patrol Agents Arrest Gang Member
Mexican National Previously Deported
BRACKETTVILLE, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Brackettville Station arrested a previously deported Sureños gang member, Sept. 13.
Agents arrested Edson Jimenez-Chaires, a 31-year-old man from Mexico, shortly after he illegally entered the United States near Brackettville. Through record checks, agents discovered that Jimenez-Chaires is a confirmed Sureños gang member, with a criminal record that includes theft of property in Houston. Jimenez-Chaires was most recently removed from the United States in September of 2019.
Sureños is a violent, transnational criminal organization with members throughout the United States.
Jimenez-Chaires faces a charge of 8 USC 1326 – re-entry of removed aliens, which carries a maximum sentence of two years in prison.
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