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Deported MS-13 gang member busted crossing the U.S. border

September 23, 2016  |  Posted by: Francesca Falzarano
Deported MS-13 gang member busted crossing the U.S. border (Youtube)

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U.S. Border Patrol agents operating near the West Calexico Port of Entry apprehended a previously deported Honduran native for his role as a reputed MS-13 gang member.

Border Patrol agents working at the Calexico Border Patrol Station observed a man illegally traveling across the border from Mexico on September 20th and arrested the alleged MS-13 gang member soon after.

The agents brought the man to the Calexico station for processing.

During a background check, the officers found that the man, who is a 24-year-old Honduran national, was a member of the Mara Salvatrucha (MS13) transnational gang.

Further investigation disclosed that the man had been deported from the U.S. back in 2012. The MS-13 gang member was then transferred to the Imperial County Jail, where he remains in custody pending potential prosecution for his illegal re-entry after being deported.

“The Border Patrol is committed to making our communities safe,” said David S. Kim, the Assistant Chief Patrol Agent. “The arrest of this gang member is an excellent example of that commitment.”

According to Breitbart Texas, authorities arrested a twice deported MS-13 gang member in early September in Maryland and charged him with the brutal murder of a teenage boy.

At the beginning of 2016, six MS-13 gang members were arrested and convicted in Virginia for the stabbing and decapitation of a young man that they believed was cooperating with authorities.

At the beginning of 2016, six MS-13 gang members were arrested and convicted in Virginia for the stabbing and decapitation of a young man that they believed was cooperating with authorities.

Back in April, an additional MS-13 member was found guilty and sentenced to 45 years behind bars for the slaying of a 19-year-old woman and her 2-year-old child in New York.

Two other MS-13 gang members were present during the killing. The woman suffered gunshot wounds to the chest, and head and her son executed with two shots to the head.

In July 2013, Breitbart Texas published a report regarding the conviction of four MS-13 gang members on counts of firearms offenses, murder, and armed robberies.

At that time, FBI officials revealed that MS-13 gang members were operating in at least 42 states and had between 6,000 and 10,000 members.

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