Tag: gang

Border Patrol Arrests MS-13 Gang Members

Three alleged MS-13 gang members are arrested by Border Patrol agents. Weslaco agents arrested a Salvadoran citizen who tried to enter the country illegally. They reported that the suspect confessed to being a member of the Mara Salvatrucha gang.  The second arrest was recorded during an apparent smuggling attempt at the Falfurrias checkpoint, where they discovered that the person is a member of the Mexican mafia.  Another alleged member of the MS-13 gang was also arrested near Los...

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Border Patrol arrest two gang members over the weekend

The White House taken a stronger approach to dismantle the MS-13 Gang and others in the country. Border Patrol detained two members in South Texas over the weekend. “We encounter them as there attempting entry into the United States, we encounter them also at our check points, we’ve also encountered them many times as a smugglers of both aliens and narcotics,” says Robert Rodriguez, a spokesperson for Border Patrol. According to the agency, the most common gangs in our area are the Mara-Salva-Trucha Gang also known as MS-13 and the 18th Street Gang. Rodriguez tells Fox News, around the...

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Judge Declares Mistrial in Gang Shooting after Witness Posts to Facebook

McAllen (KFXV) – Judge Kino Vasquez declared a mistrial in the case against Jorge Alberto Guajardo. According to the judge, 21-year-old Shaniqua Silva Publications on her Facebook profile about being in court and shared articles with her siblings, Jamel and Desiree Silva, both were also Witnesses in the case. A day before she had testified that Guajardo had admitted to her he took part in the gang related shooting that left one teen dead. Judge Vasquez scolded the woman about the severity of her actions. The defense team added the Shaniqua who is allegedly pregnant, also published about her...

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19 Tri-City Bombers Charged

TEXAS (KFXV) — 19 members of the Tri-City Bomber gang are facing a slew of charges including the illegal use of firearms that investigators say caused the death of one man. Fox cameras were present as FBI agents along with other officers conducted one of several raids here in the valley in connection to this case, in the city of San Juan. 25 suspects were indicted but only 19 are facing charges that range from theft, money laundering and the illegal use of a firearm and they are all from the...

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