Border Patrol Agents Apprehend Mexican with Active Felony Warrant

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EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol (RGV) agents arrested two sex offenders and a Mexican national with an outstanding warrant for manslaughter.

This morning, Fort Brown Border Patrol Station agents apprehended a male Mexican national near a levee in Brownsville, Texas. During processing, agents discovered the subject, has an outstanding felony warrant out of the McLennan County Sheriff’s Office in Waco, Texas for intoxicated manslaughter. The subject was turned over to Cameron County Sheriff’s Office pending his extradition to McLennan County.

On the morning of Sept. 28, McAllen Border Patrol Station agents apprehended a group of eight migrants near Hidalgo, Texas.  Record checks on a citizen of El Salvador, revealed a previous arrest by the Prince William County Sheriff’’s Office in Virginia for aggravated sexual battery of a victim under the age of 13.  The subject was convicted and sentenced to 12 months’ and four days confinement.  He was subsequently removed from the United States.

Also on that morning, Border Patrol agents assigned to the Falfurrias station arrested a subject on a ranch near Falfurrias, Texas, attempting to circumvent the checkpoint. Record checks revealed, Pedro Hidalgo, a Salvadoran citizen, was arrested for carnal knowledge of a juvenile by the New Iberia Sheriff’s Office in South Louisiana.  The subject was convicted and sentenced to five years confinement.