Border Patrol Agents Apprehend Gang Members

1 year 4 months 1 week ago Monday, January 06 2020 Jan 6, 2020 January 06, 2020 11:55 AM January 06, 2020 in News - Local

EDINBURG - Border Patrol agents apprehended two men affiliated with the Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) gang.

Agents arrested a group of nine people in the U.S. illegally near Falfurrias; record checks revealed one of them had an arrest for attempted aggravated homicide in El Salvador.

The following day, agents working in Brooks County arrested a Salvadoran national attempting to evade the checkpoint.

During processing, record checks for the Salvadoran man revealed he is a 18th Street Gang member.

Border Patrol is processing both subjects accordingly.



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