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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 Rafael Sentenced 24 months in federal prison
RAMIREZ-Ramirez, Luis Alonso Sentenced 70 months in federal prison
ORELLANA-Arias, Cristian Jose Sentenced 12 months in federal prison
LOPEZ-Rojas, Virginio Sentenced 12 months in federal prison
ROSAS-Lopez, Ulises Sentenced 33 months in federal prison
MARTINEZ-Hernandez, Edgar Sentenced 24 months in federal prison
VELASCO-Sumano, Quirino Sentenced 18 months in federal prison
RODRIGUEZ-Leyva, Juan Carlos Sentenced 21 months in federal prison
ANALCO-Gutierrez, Santos Sentenced 30 months in federal prison
TRUJILLO-Cano, Jose Luis Sentenced 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.


Last modified: 
February 9, 2017