RIO GRANDE VALLEY, Texas (ValleyCentral) — Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol agents arrested five gang members and a homicide suspect this week.
On Monday, McAllen Border Patrol Station (MCS) agents arrested a group of 16 migrants in Mission.
While processing, records revealed one of the individuals as an MS-13 gang member. The individual also had an arrest warrant for aggravated homicide, issued in 2021.
On that same day, Rio Grande Border Patrol Station agents discovered a group of 91 migrants in Roma.
Records revealed that one of the individuals was a member of the MS-13 gang.
MCS agents arrested a group of six migrants near McAllen on Thursday.
An individual within the group was discovered to be an MS-13 gang member, who was also previously convicted of homicide.
Later that Thursday, MCS agents discovered a group of 31 migrants near Hidalgo. Records revealed a woman within the group as an 18th Street gang member.
Around the same time, agents arrested a group of nine migrant members nearby. Records revealed a woman within the group as an MS-13 gang member.
All subjects were processed accordingly.
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