LAREDO, Texas – Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to Laredo South Station apprehended a convicted felon in Laredo, Texas.
On March 28, Border Patrol agents while working their duties apprehended an individual crossing the Rio Grande in Laredo. The individual was transported to the Laredo South Station for processing. The individual was identified as Jose Angel Ortega-Cruz, a 45-year-old, a citizen of El Salvador. Ortega-Cruz had a prior felony conviction for Assault and Sex Offense Fourth Degree-Sex Contact. He was taken into custody and was processed for Felony Re-Entry.
Follow @CBPSouthTexas for breaking news, current events, human interest stories and photos. Please visit www.cbp.gov to view additional news releases and other information pertaining to Customs and Border Protection.
Follow Laredo Sector on Twitter at USBPChiefLRT, on Instagram at USBPChiefLRT and Facebook at US Border Patrol Laredo Sector for breaking news, current events, human interest stories and photos.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection welcomes assistance from the community. Citizens are encouraged to report suspicious activity to the U.S. Border Patrol while remaining anonymous by calling 1-800-343-1994.