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Rio Grande Valley Agents Continue Encounter Criminal Aliens

Release Date: 
February 3, 2020

EDINBURG, Texas – On Friday, Border Patrol agents arrested two convicted Salvadoran nationals with prior arrests for sexual related offenses.

Just after midnight, McAllen agents working near Mission, Texas, arrested a Salvadoran national whose record checks revealed an arrest for sexual battery by the Loudon County Sheriff’s Office in Virginia.  A judge sentenced the man to 12 months confinement.

A few hours later, McAllen agents working near Los Ebanos, Texas, arrested a Salvadoran national after entering the United States illegally. During processing, record checks revealed an arrest and conviction in New York state for sexual misconduct. The man received six years probation for the crime.

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Last modified: 
February 3, 2020