Mexican Gang Members Convicted of Murder Arrested Smuggling Illegal Immigrants

MCALLEN, TX – McAllen Border Patrol Station (MCS) agents arrested multiple migrant gang members and criminal illegal aliens with serious criminal histories, to include foreign and domestic murder charges. 

On Nov. 2, MCS agents apprehended a group of 11 illegal aliens in Hidalgo. Record checks on a Mexican national revealed he is a member of Los Paisanos gang. He was convicted of transporting illegals in 2008 and was sentenced to 24 months confinement. He was subsequently removed from the United States. 

Shortly thereafter, MCS agents apprehended another group of 26 illegals nearby. Record checks on a Salvadoran national, revealed he is a Mara-Salvatrucha (MS-13) gang member without any criminal or immigration history in the U.S. 
Gang Arrest by Photo by Shane T. McCoy / US Marshals is licensed under flickr Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic