Agents arrest MS-13 Gang member

Published: Aug. 5, 2021 at 5:58 AM CDT
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LAREDO, TX. (KGNS) - Border Patrol agents arrested an undocumented immigrant who was believed to be gang affiliated.

The arrest happened on Wednesday morning when agents received a tip regarding several individuals walking near the Santa Rita neighborhood.

One of the individuals was identified as 19-year-old Jose Alberto Garcia-Diaz from El Salvador.

Record checks revealed he was a member of the MS-13 Gang and he had prior convictions of conspiracy to defraud the U.S.

Garcia Diaz and the other subjects were taken into custody for processing.

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