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U.S. Border Patrol Agents in Southern California Arrest Violent Criminal

Release Date: 
October 23, 2012

Calexico, Calif. - U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to Calexico Station apprehended a 50-year-old male, Mexican national, attempting to enter the United States illegally near Calexico, California.

On July 6, 1989, the Los Angeles Superior Court had convicted the subject of PC-Murder Second Degree and sentenced him to an eight-year prison term. An Immigration Judge ordered him removed from the United States on December 22, 1992.

The U.S. Border Patrol will seek prosecution on the subject for illegal re-entry into the United States.

The El Centro Sector's Community Awareness Campaign is a simple and effective program to raise public awareness on the indicators of crime and other threats. We encourage public and private sector employees to remain vigilant and play a key role in keeping our country safe. Please report any suspicious activity to the Border Community Threat Hotline at (800) 901-2003.

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.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017