Border Patrol arrest gang members


RIO GRANDE VALLEY, Texas – Two alleged gang members from notoriously dangerous gangs have been arrested by the U.S. Border Patrol, they were both Salvadoran nationals.

The most recent arrest of an 18th street gang member was by McAllen agents on Friday.

Late last week Rio Grande City agents caught an immigrant attempting to cross illegally into the U.S. near Roma.

Record checks revealed that he is a member of the Mara Salvatrucha or MS-13 gang.

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