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El Centro Sector Border Patrol Arrests Lead to Prosecution and Conviction for 25 Illegal Aliens

Release Date: 
March 27, 2013

IMPERIAL VALLEY, CALIF.—El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents' recent arrests have led to the successful conviction and sentencing of 25 illegal aliens, all individuals with prior convictions for other crime(s).

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

GONZALEZ-Lopez, Kiret Sentenced 30 months in federal prison
GOMEZ-Gonzalez, Paulino Arly Sentenced 18 months in federal prison
GALLARDO-Valadez, Luis Sentenced 18 months in federal prison
PEREZ-Contreras, Santiago Sentenced 37 months in federal prison
ESTRADA-Torres, Ranulfo Sentenced 24 months in federal prison
QUINTANILLA, Williams Sentenced 13 months in federal prison
ORTUNA-Garcia, Servando Sentenced 41 months in federal prison
SOTELO-Rios, Jaime Sentenced 30 months in federal prison
NUNEZ-Andrade, David Sentenced 30 months in federal prison
AYALA-Galeno, Jose Sentenced 21 months in federal prison
PENALOZA-Menera, Silvestre Sentenced 12 months in federal prison
DOMINGUEZ- Garcia, Jose Sentenced 27 months in federal prison
LOPEZ-Melendez, Brian Adillo Sentenced 30 months in federal prison
DAVALOS-Lopez, Joaquin Sentenced 15 months in federal prison
CAMPOS-Garcia, Octavio Sentenced 37 months in federal prison
BERMUDEZ-Ruiz,Carlos Adrian Sentenced 40 months in federal prison
GASTELUM-Alvarez, Javier Sentenced 30 months in federal prison
NAZAHUA-Ramirez, Juan Sentenced 24 months in federal prison
DIAZ-Guevara, Henry Sentenced 18 months in federal prison
DIAZ-Andrade, Felipe Sentenced 21 months in federal prison
ROSAS-Alvarado, Jorge Sentenced 30 months in federal prison
OJEDA-Valenzuela, Eduardo Sentenced 21 months in federal prison
VALENZUELA, Isidro Sentenced 13 months in federal prison
ANTUNES-Ortega, Jorge Sentenced 60 months in federal prison
RAYA, Jose Sentenced 15 months in federal prison

The illegal aliens will be 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