Edinburg, Texas - A man wanted on an aggravated felony warrant was arrested by U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the McAllen Station as he was attempting to travel by bus to Chicago on Saturday.
Agents encountered the man while conducting transportation checks at the bus station in McAllen. When the agents spoke to him, he appeared to be nervous and said he did not have any identification. After performing a records check on the man, the agents discovered he was wanted by the Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office on an aggravated assault felony warrant. The man also had an outstanding warrant for driving while intoxicated.
The agents turned the man over to a deputy from the sheriff's office.
To report suspicious activity, contact the Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol Sector's toll-free telephone number at 1(800) 863-9382.
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.