U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Tucson Sector arrested an MS-13 member from Texas after reportedly discovering his attempt to smuggle illegal immigrants from Mexico.
Agents working at the State Route 90 Immigration Checkpoint located near Whetstone, Arizona, arrested an MS-13 member from El Paso, Texas, after they reprotedly discovered his two passengers were Mexican nationals illegally present in the U.S.
Border Patrol agents frequently encounter MS-13 gang members along the border.
Agents assigned to the Weslaco Station in the Rio Grande Valley Sector arrested an MS-13 member attempting to illegally enter the U.S. near Pharr, Texas.
During the first five months of Fiscal Year 2018, agents arrested approximately 300 MS-13 members, officials stated.