MCALLEN, Texas–In one weekend, the U.S. Border Patrol prevented murder suspects, multiple sex offenders, and an MS-13 gang member from entering the interior of Texas after they illegally entered into the U.S. from Mexico. The arrests occurred in the Rio Grande Valley sector, ground zero of the current border crisis.
The murder suspect was caught approximately 85 miles from the border in Texas, near the town of Falfurrias. He is a Guatemalan who is wanted for alleged murder in the State of Florida.
Another of the arrests occurred near McAllen, Texas as a man from El Salvador who crossed the porous U.S.-Mexico border was determined to be an MS-13 gang member who had previously served ten years in prison for rape.
Another man who was caught is a convicted sex offender from El Salvador. A Mexican man was also caught and determined to be wanted for second-degree murder.
The U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency reports that 2014 has seen more than 40 previously convicted sex offenders who have been arrested attempting to illegally enter the Rio Grande Valley sector of Texas.
Breitbart Texas previously reported that another sector in Texas has seen a 100% increase in the number of previously convicted sex offenders crossing into Texas from Mexico from the previous year.
Another recent Breitbart Texas report revealed that more than 7,000 sex offenders were deported from the State of Texas in the past three years.
An additional report from Breitbart Texas revealed that the U.S. was intending to allow a convicted rapist to simply return to Mexico after he was caught illegally entering. In that instance, the man had a long history of illegally entering the United States. He served prison time for illegal reentry during the Bush Administration years, was deported, illegally returned to the U.S. and raped a woman in Houston, served prison time, and was then deported. When he again attempted reentry, the U.S. government arrested him and then stated the intention to allow him to voluntarily return to Mexico without consequence.
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