US Border Patrol agents arrested two convicted sex offenders and nine gang members over the past week.
On June 24, Fort Brown Border Patrol Station agents apprehended a group of eight migrants near Brownsville. One of the migrants was convicted of sexual assault of a victim under 12 years old and received a nine-year sentence in Florida.
48 hours later, McAllen Border Patrol Station agents apprehended two Mara-Salvatrucha (MS-13) gang members. One of the subjects, a Honduran national was previously arrested by the McAllen Police Department for assault causing bodily injury to a family member. He was subsequently found guilty and sentenced to 29 days confinement.
On June 28, Brownsville Border Patrol Station agents apprehended Jorge Galvez, a Salvadoran national, near Brownsville. Record checks revealed he was arrested in New York in 1996 and charged with sexual contact with a person less than 14 years old and sentenced to 15 days incarceration.
Over the last five days, RGV agents arrested seven MS-13 and two 18th Street gang members.