New round of murderers, sex offenders, gangsters nabbed at border

Saturday, November 23, 2019
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Associated Press

US-Mexico border wall patrolBorder Patrol Chief Carla Provost announced that over the past two months, scores of felons have been nabbed before breaking into the United States at the southern border.

“Since the beginning of the new fiscal year, which started in October, U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents have arrested dozens of sex offenders, convicted murderers and violent gang members attempting to enter the United States illegally,” Townhall reported.

Nabbing the importing of crime

Last month, a medley of dangerous gang members was apprehended before they had the opportunity to victimize American citizens – again.

“In October – just starting the new fiscal year – Border Patrol agents have already arrested 55 gang members,” Provost tweeted Thursday. “They are affiliated with, among others: Paisas, Surenos, MS-13, Latin Kings [and] 18th Street.

Preventative measures along the southern border of the Lone Star State have effectively curbed crime before it happens.

“Agents apprehended a convicted murderer as he attempted to illegally reenter the United States near Carrizo Springs TX,” the USBP Chief posted on Twitter Thursday. “Strong border security is necessary to identify & prevent dangerous people like this from entering the country.”

Last month alone, hundreds of illegals with criminal track records were nabbed before they could commit more crimes in America.

“Already this fiscal year – in the month of October – Border Patrol agents arrested 292 aliens with prior criminal convictions,” Provost announced in her recent series of tweets. “307 criminal aliens encountered by agents in October were found to be wanted by law enforcement or had outstanding warrants.”

It is reported that U.S. citizens living in border states are enjoying higher levels of security as Border Patrol ramps up its effort to keep neighborhoods in the states safe.

“Border Patrol agents in @CBPRGV, TX, arrested 2 convicted murderers in separate events in recent days – one w/ a conviction out of San Diego County, CA, & the other out of McAllen, TX,” Provost tweeted Tuesday. “We’re here to keep dangerous people from entering the community.”

Many attempted repeat sexual offenders are being nabbed before they can find new victims in America.

“Border Patrol agents arrested a previously deported sex offender as he attempted to illegally reenter the United States near Calexico, CA,” another Twitter post from Provost read on Monday. “The man has a prior conviction for assault with sexual motivation out of Clark County, WA.”

Children are also reaping the benefits of heightened security.

“Border Patrol arrested a sex offender near Dulzura, CA, for illegal reentry,” Border Patrol tweeted on November 15. “He has a prior conviction, w/an 8-year sentence, for continuous sexual abuse of a child out of CA. Strong border security helps keep criminals off the street.”

Homicide rates in in the U.S. are also being kept at bay as criminal aliens with records of homicide are being brought to justice.

“Border Patrol agents from El Paso Sector, @CBPWestTexas arrested an illegal alien w/ a conviction for 2 counts of murder and 1 count of attempted murder out of Illinois as he attempted to reenter the U.S.,” Provost tweeted on November 15. “This is why border security is so important.”

Crime prevention

By keeping a close eye on the border, federal agents are taking preventative measures to ensure repeat criminals can no longer continue their assault on U.S. citizens, as Border Patrol working out of the Uvalde Station near Del Rio, Texas, are poised to intercept them before penetrating the southern border.

“Transnational Criminal Organizations are looking for any way they can to penetrate the United States,” Del Rio Sector Chief Patrol Agent Raul L. Ortiz said after his unit arrested a criminal gang member from El Salvador, U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced Thursday. “Fortunately – in this case – our agents were able to apprehend this gang member safely without further incident.”

Monitoring trains in this border region has helped CBP agents to keep border states such as Texas from being stepping stones for criminal aliens to settle and commit more crimes in other states.

“Border Patrol agents performing train check operations in Uvalde discovered evidence of foot traffic that led to the apprehension of six suspected illegal immigrants,” CBP reported. “During processing, records checks revealed one of the illegal aliens, 34-year-old, Carlos Omar Monterosa-Portillo, a Salvadoran national, was a member of the Transnational Criminal Organization known as the 18th Street Gang – [who] has an extensive criminal history.”

Instead of maneuvering to commit more crimes, the Salvadoran could spend the next two decades behind bars.

“Monterosa-Portillo has an extensive criminal history – including a 2009 conviction in Baltimore for possession of a dangerous weapon with intent to injure, [and] he has been deported multiple times, most recently in 2015,” the News4 station in San Antonio, Texas, pointed out. “Monterosa-Portillo faces prosecution for reentry after deportation – a felony which carries a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison.”

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