EDINBURG, Texas – On Monday, October 30, 2017, agents assigned to the Falfurrias Border Patrol Station apprehended a Honduran national near Falfurrias, Texas. Record checks revealed the male subject was arrested in 2013 by the Richmond, California Sheriff’s Office for the charge of Assault with Intent to Commit Rape.
Two days later, Rio Grande City agents captured a male Mexican national as he attempted to illegally enter the United States near Roma, Texas. Record checks disclosed that he was arrested in Florida in 2014 and convicted of Sexual Assault of a Child. He was sentenced to 36 days in jail, followed by two years of probation.
All subjects are being processed accordingly.
The public is encouraged to take a stand against crime in their communities and to help save lives by reporting suspicious activity at 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.