LAREDO, Texas – On March 26, 2018, Border Patrol agents arrested an illegal alien associated to the Mexican Mafia Gang. The subject had just crossed the Rio Grande River illegally and was immediately apprehended by Border Patrol in Laredo, Texas. The subject, a Mexican National, admitted to being a member of the Mexican Mafia Gang and had an extensive criminal history. The subject will be processed accordingly for his illegal re-entry into the United States.
To report suspicious activity such as alien and/or drug smuggling, contact the Laredo Sector Border Patrol toll free telephone number at 1-800-343-1994. All people apprehended by the Border Patrol undergo criminal history checks using biometrics to ensure illegal aliens with criminal histories are positively identified.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with the management, control and protection of our nation's borders at and between the official ports of entry. CBP is charged with keeping terrorists and terrorist weapons out of the country while enforcing hundreds of U.S. laws.