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Criminals continue to flow through the Rio Grande Valley

EDINBURG – U.S. Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley arrested two gang members and a sex offender with significant criminal history.

On Friday, Rio Grande City agents working near Roma, Texas, arrested a Salvadoran national after he entered the United States illegally. During processing, record checks revealed he is a Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) gang member with a prior arrest for theft in the state of Maryland.

On Sunday, McAllen agents working near Mission, Texas, encountered a group of 49 illegal aliens comprised of family units and unaccompanied children. While processing the group, record checks on a Honduran national traveling with his 3 year-old child revealed a prior conviction for rape in the 2nd degree in Baltimore, Maryland.



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