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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, KiretSentenced 30 months in federal prison
GOMEZ-Gonzalez, Paulino ArlySentenced 18 months in federal prison
GALLARDO-Valadez, LuisSentenced 18 months in federal prison
PEREZ-Contreras, SantiagoSentenced 37 months in federal prison
ESTRADA-Torres, RanulfoSentenced 24 months in federal prison
QUINTANILLA, WilliamsSentenced 13 months in federal prison
ORTUNA-Garcia, ServandoSentenced 41 months in federal prison
SOTELO-Rios, JaimeSentenced 30 months in federal prison
NUNEZ-Andrade, DavidSentenced 30 months in federal prison
AYALA-Galeno, JoseSentenced 21 months in federal prison
PENALOZA-Menera, SilvestreSentenced 12 months in federal prison
DOMINGUEZ- Garcia, JoseSentenced 27 months in federal prison
LOPEZ-Melendez, Brian AdilloSentenced 30 months in federal prison
DAVALOS-Lopez, JoaquinSentenced 15 months in federal prison
CAMPOS-Garcia, OctavioSentenced 37 months in federal prison
BERMUDEZ-Ruiz,Carlos AdrianSentenced 40 months in federal prison
GASTELUM-Alvarez, JavierSentenced 30 months in federal prison
NAZAHUA-Ramirez, JuanSentenced 24 months in federal prison
DIAZ-Guevara, HenrySentenced 18 months in federal prison
DIAZ-Andrade, FelipeSentenced 21 months in federal prison
ROSAS-Alvarado, JorgeSentenced 30 months in federal prison
OJEDA-Valenzuela, EduardoSentenced 21 months in federal prison
VALENZUELA, IsidroSentenced 13 months in federal prison
ANTUNES-Ortega, JorgeSentenced 60 months in federal prison
RAYA, JoseSentenced 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 3, 2021