Border Patrol Continues to Arrest Criminal Aliens

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EDINBURG, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley continue to encounter criminal aliens.

On Wednesday, Rio Grande City agents arrested a Mexican national near Roma, Texas, after attempting to illegally enter the country. Record checks revealed the subject, identified as Leobardo Gonzalez-Cruz had been arrested by Westchester County District for promoting an obscene sexual performance by a child less than 17 years of age. Gonzalez was convicted to one-year imprisonment.

That same day, Brownsville agents arrested an adult male Mexican national near Brownsville, Texas. Record checks revealed the subject was arrested by the Shreveport County Sheriff’s Department for sexual battery and convicted to 10 years imprisonment

The Border Patrol is processing the subjects accordingly.

The public is encouraged to take a stand against crime in their communities and to help save lives by reporting suspicious activity at 800-863-9382. 

U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with the management, control, and protection of our nation’s borders at and between the official ports of entry. CBP is charged with keeping terrorists and terrorist weapons out of the country while enforcing hundreds of U.S. laws.

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