MISSION - Two known gang members are busted for stealing purses out of cars. But Mission Police didn't get on their trail until these men lifted a personal gun from an off duty federal agent. It took police 11 hours to track down the gun and both Esequiel Mireles and Marcos Garcia.
"certainly, we believe that these two arrest will decrease some of the burglary of vehicles. They are two individuals, they are known gang members, local gang members that we believe are part of a ring belonging to this gang that is committing burglary of vehicles not only here in Mission but also through the county of Hidalgo."
Police found more than ten stolen purses in the suspect's possession but there could be more stolen merchandise out there.