DEL RIO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Carrizo Springs Station, Wednesday, apprehended an individual who had been previously previously deported following a homicide conviction.
Agents patrolling near Carrizo Springs apprehended Fidelino Castro-Castro, 30, of Guatemala, among a group of 45 other undocumented immigrants. During processing agents discovered that Castro had been previously deported from the United States after he was convicted of negligent homicide involving a motor vehicle in Texas County, Oklahoma. He was sentenced to five years of incarceration.
Castro-Castro will be charged with 8 USC 1326 – re-entry after deportation – and his prior order of removal will be reinstated. He will be removed to his native country upon completion of all criminal proceedings.
The Del Rio Border Patrol Sector is part of the South Texas Campaign, which leverages federal, state and local resources to combat transnational criminal organizations.
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.