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Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents arrest wanted undocumented criminal individual

Release Date: 
December 8, 2021

LAREDO, Texas – Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents from the Cotulla Station arrested a wanted undocumented criminal individual near Encinal, Texas.

The arrest occurred on Dec. 8, when agents apprehended a group of six undocumented individuals inside a ranch west of Encinal.  One undocumented individual was identified as Bryan Pineda-Lopez, a 25-year-old Mexican national.  Record checks revealed that Pineda-Lopez had an active warrant out of Mexico.  Laredo Sector Foreign Operations Branch agents contacted their partners with the Government of Mexico and verified that the warrant was extraditable.  Pineda-Lopez was turned over to Mexican authorities.

Help take a stand against criminal organizations and their potentially dangerous acts by reporting suspicious activity.  To report suspicious activity such as human and/or drug smuggling, contact the Laredo Sector Border Patrol toll free at 1-800-343-1994.

undocumented criminal individual extradited
Undocumented criminal individual
extradited from the US.


Last modified: 
December 9, 2021