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El Centro Sector Border Patrol Arrests Lead to Prosecution, Conviction of 15 Illegal Immigrants

Release Date: 
April 12, 2013

IMPERIAL VALLEY, CALIF.—El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents' recent arrests have led to the successful conviction and sentencing of 15 illegal immigrants, 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 immigrants, many of which have extensive criminal histories, were presented for prosecution on federal criminal charges.

MADUENA-Zepeda, JoseSentenced 30 months in federal prison
RIVERA-Rivera, RaulSentenced 12 months in federal prison
LUA-Cardenas, Juan CarlosSentenced 37 months in federal prison
LOPEZ-Lopez, JoseSentenced 30 months in federal prison
MARTINEZ-Guzman, CiprianoSentenced 21 months in federal prison
CARRERA-Verdugo, CesarSentenced 37 months in federal prison
ACOSTA-Pureco, CarlosSentenced 6 months in federal prison
ROBLES-Mundo, Julio CesarSentenced 15 months in federal prison
SILVA-Romero, JavierSentenced 21 months in federal prison
URIAS-Mendoza, JoseSentenced 15 months in federal prison
PORRES-Alba, FernandoSentenced 24 months in federal prison
SALAZAR-Lopez, EdwinSentenced 27 months in federal prison
CUETO-Parra, SantosSentenced 50 months in federal prison
CUETO-Parra, AntonioSentenced 50 months in federal prison
ORDAZ-Perez, EfrainSentenced 46 months in federal prison

The illegal immigrants 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