Breaking News: Border Patrol Arrests Gang Members

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EDINBURG, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley arrested two MS-13 gang members this weekend.

Friday night, McAllen agents arrested a group of seven subjects who were illegally entering the United States, near La Joya, Texas. Among the subjects, was Juan Armando Baires-Navarrete, a Honduran national. Record checks identified Baires-Navarrete as a member of the Mara Salvatrucha gang.

Saturday evening, McAllen agents apprehended three illegal aliens near Sullivan City, Texas. One of the subjects was identified as Josue Isai Cruz-Del Cid, a Salvadorian national. Criminal record checks further revealed Cruz-Del Cid is an MS-13 gang member.

Border Patrol is processing both 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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