EDINBURG, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Rio Grande Valley Sector continue to arrest Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) gang members.
Since Friday, agents arrested nine Salvadoran nationals that are confirmed MS-13 gang members. Among those identified is a woman traveling with her eight-year-old child.
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.