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El Centro Sector Border Patrol Arrests Lead to Prosecution and Conviction for 13 Illegal Immigrants

Release Date: 
August 28, 2013

IMPERIAL VALLEY, CALIF.—El Centro Sector Border Patrol enforcement operations have led to the recent arrests, convictions, and successful sentencing of 13 illegal immigrants, all of whom had convictions for a crime.

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

GARCIA, Jose Luis Sentenced 12 months in federal prison
GARCIA-Cano, Daniel Sentenced 18 months in federal prison
VILLALPANDO-Witrago, Martin Sentenced 12 months in federal prison
VERDUZCO-Avila, Feliciano Sentenced 46 months in federal prison
SOLIZ-Torres, Modesto Sentenced 15 months in federal prison
ATAIDE-Guzman, Carlos Sentenced 30 months in federal prison
CERVANTES-Vasquez, Juan Sentenced 21 months in federal prison
RODRIGUEZ-Alvarado, Jose Sentenced 15 months in federal prison
TORRES-Nunez, Faustino Sentenced 33 months in federal prison
DELGADILLO-Portela, Raul Sentenced 12 months in federal prison
ACOSTA-Alvarez, Omar Jose Sentenced 36 months in federal prison
GONZALEZ-Salcedo, Juan Carlos Sentenced 15 months in federal prison
CAMACHO-Hernandez, Luis Aurelio Sentenced 48 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