Custom officers arrest Los Fresnos man wanted on military desertion charge


POSTED: Tuesday, June 11, 2013 - 2:46pm

UPDATED: Wednesday, June 12, 2013 - 7:51am

U.S. Custom officials at a Brownsville port of entry arrested a Valley resident who was wanted for military desertion.

On Monday, June 10, at the Gateway International port of entry Custom officers encountered Marco Salas Richart, 27, from Los Fresnos, at the pedestrian crossing to enter the country.

A database check revealed that Richart had outstanding warrants for military desertion, officers arrested and handed Richart over to the Cameron County Sheriff's Department to be extradited to Fort Campbell, Kentucky.

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