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Falfurrias Agents Identify Gang Member and Sexual Predator in Rio Grande Valley

Release Date: 
September 14, 2018

FALFURRIAS, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Falfurrias station identified an 18th Street gang member and a sexual predator.  

Agents arrest gang member and child predator
Agents arrest gang member and
child predator

On Monday, agents arrested a Honduran national near Encino, Texas, whose record checks revealed an arrest by the Edinburg, Texas Police Department for sexual assault of a child. The man received a conviction and sentence to 2 years’ probation.

On Tuesday, while performing bus check operations, agents encountered a Salvadoran national. The man’s record checks revealed that he is a member of the 18th Street gang.

The Border Patrol is processing the subjects accordingly.

The public is encouraged to take a stand against crime in their communities and to help save lives by reporting suspicious activity at 800-863-9382. 

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Last modified: 
September 14, 2018