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Gang Members Identified by Border Patrol in the Rio Grande Valley

Release Date: 
September 25, 2019

EDINBURG, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley Sector arrested two members from dangerous gangs.

Early Thursday morning, Rio Grande City agents working near Roma, Texas, arrested a Salvadoran national after he illegally entered the United States. During processing, record checks revealed he is a member of the Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) gang.

Saturday, McAllen station agents arrested a Salvadoran national whose record checks revealed he is a member of the 18th Street Gang.

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 25, 2019