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RGV Agents Arrest Criminal Migrant and Gang Members

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EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) agents arrested a registered sex offender migrant and 11 gang members this week preventing them from infiltrating our communities.

On June 3, Fort Brown Border Patrol Station agents apprehended Edin Jeovanny Rodriguez, a Honduran national. He was convicted in 2018, in Virginia, for carnal knowledge of child 13-14 years of age and received a five year sentence.

On June 1, McAllen Border Patrol Station (MCS) agents apprehended a Salvadoran Mara-Salvatrucha (MS-13) gang member near Mission. The MS-13’s record checks revealed he was arrested for homicide in his home country.

Additionally, over the last five days, RGV agents arrested two 18th Street and eight MS-13 gang members from El Salvador.

All subjects were processed accordingly.

Please visit www.cbp.gov to view additional news releases and other information pertaining to Customs and Border Protection.  Follow us on Twitter @CBPRGV and @USBPChiefRGV.

Last Modified: June 6, 2022