RGV Border Patrol agents arrest three undocumented immigrants with previous convictions

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Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection

EDINBURG – Saturday morning, Falfurrias agents arrested a Mexican national attempting to bypass the checkpoint by travelling the ranchlands of Brooks County.

The agency’s press release said during processing, record checks revealed an active warrant for his arrest issued by the Morgantown North Carolina Police Department. The warrant is for sexual assault, statutory rape of a child. The Brooks County Sheriff’s Office took custody of the subject.

On Sunday morning, Rio Grande City agents working near Roma arrested a Mexican national later identified as Leonardo Daniel Vargas-Salinas whose record checks revealed an arrest by the Montgomery Texas Constable’s Office for online solicitation of a minor sexual conduct. Vargas-Salinas received two years confinement for the crime.

Leonardo Daniel Vargas-Salinas was previously arrested for online solicitation of a minor.
Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

A while later, McAllen agents on patrol near Hidalgo, Texas, arrested a Mexican national whose record checks revealed a prior arrest by the Benton County Sheriff’s Office.

Authorities charged the man with sexual assault of a child. The presiding judge sentenced the man to three years confinement, said the agency’s release.

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.

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