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Criminal Sex Offenders, Gang Members Arrested

Criminal Sex Offenders, Gang Members Arrested

28 News 04/21/2022 1775

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector agents arrested a Mara-Salvatrucha (MS-13) and an 18th Street gang member, and two convicted sex offenders.

On April 20, Rio Grande City Station agents encountered a group of five migrants including a Honduran national. Record checks on the migrant revealed he was convicted of criminal sexual conduct and sentenced to 36 months of probation. The subject also served two years’ incarceration for being unlawfully present in the U.S after deportation.

Later that evening, McAllen Border Patrol Station (MCS) agents apprehended a group of eight migrants near Mission. Among the group was a male Salvadoran registered sex offender convicted of rape in 2018 and sentenced to three years’ incarceration.

Falfurrias Border Patrol Station agents apprehended another Salvadoran national near Encino on the same day. During processing, he was identified as an 18th Street gang member.

On April 19, MCS agents encountered and identified a Salvadoran male migrant as an MS-13 gang member with an extensive immigration record.

All subjects were processed accordingly.


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