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Former MS-13 Member Arrested by Border Patrol

Release Date: 
June 7, 2017

TUCSON, Ariz. – Casa Grande agents working south of Sells, Arizona arrested two male Salvadorian nationals yesterday and, during processing, discovered one was a former MS-13 gang member.

Agents were processing the two men for immigration violations when agents discovered a MS-13 tattoo on one of the men. The 23-year-old Salvadoran said he was a former member of the gang but is no longer affiliated.

He now faces criminal prosecution for illegally entering the United States.

Last modified: 
February 3, 2021