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El Centro Sector Border Patrol Arrests Lead to Prosecution and Conviction for 10 Illegal Immigrants

Release Date: 
May 14, 2013

IMPERIAL VALLEY, CALIF.—El Centro Sector Border Patrol enforcement operations have led to the recent arrest, conviction, and successful sentencing of 10 illegal immigrants, all of which had prior convictions for other crimes.

The apprehensions took place earlier this year near the cities of Calexico, El Centro, and Indio, California. The illegal immigrants, many of which have extensive criminal histories, were presented for prosecution on federal criminal charges and sentenced accordingly.

GUTIERREZ, Miguel RafaelSentenced 24 months in federal prison
RAMIREZ-Ramirez, Luis AlonsoSentenced 70 months in federal prison
ORELLANA-Arias, Cristian JoseSentenced 12 months in federal prison
LOPEZ-Rojas, VirginioSentenced 12 months in federal prison
ROSAS-Lopez, UlisesSentenced 33 months in federal prison
MARTINEZ-Hernandez, EdgarSentenced 24 months in federal prison
VELASCO-Sumano, QuirinoSentenced 18 months in federal prison
RODRIGUEZ-Leyva, Juan CarlosSentenced 21 months in federal prison
ANALCO-Gutierrez, SantosSentenced 30 months in federal prison
TRUJILLO-Cano, Jose LuisSentenced 12 months in federal prison

The convicted individuals will be formally deported to their country of origin after serving their prison sentences.

The El Centro Sector's Community Awareness Campaign is a simple and effective program to raise public awareness on the indicators of crime and other threats. We encourage public and private sector employees to remain vigilant and play a key role in keeping our country safe. Please report any suspicious activity to the Border Community Threat Hotline at (800) 901-2003.


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February 3, 2021