EDINBURG, Texas – This week, Border Patrol agents from McAllen and Weslaco arrested a sex-offender and a convicted murderer.
According to a release, McAllen agents arrested a man near Mission on Tuesday morning.
Agents discovered that Jose Grimaldo-Requena, a Mexican national, was previously arrested in Dallas, Texas for sexual assault.
A Dallas judge sentenced him to eight years in prison.
On Wednesday, Weslaco agents near Donna arrested another Mexican national who was illegally entering the Untied States.
A background check revealed the man had been charged in Hidalgo County for murder.
According to the release, both subjects were referred for federal prosecution.