LAREDO, Texas – On November 7, 2017, Border Patrol agents arrested an illegal alien who admitted to being a member of the Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) gang. The subject was encountered with a group of six illegal aliens in Hebbronville, Texas. The subject was identified as being from the country of El Salvador.
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.
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.