Falfurrias Agents Identify Gang Member and Sexual Predator in Rio Grande Valley
FALFURRIAS, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Falfurrias station identified an 18th Street gang member and a sexual 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.
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