Friday, August 29th, 2014

Gang Member Arrested At Calexico Border

United States Border Patrol agents assigned to the Calexico station apprehended a dangerous gang member attempting to make an illegal entry into the United States Monday.
 
Border Patrol agents observed a 35-year-old Mexican national, later identified as Jose De Jesus Salazar-Gomez, as he entered the United States illegally from Mexico. Agents arrested Salazar without incident before he could reach nearby neighborhoods of downtown Calexico. Salazar was transported to the Calexico Border Patrol station, where it was revealed he was an active member of the “Florencia 13” criminal street gang out of Los Angeles. He has a previous felony conviction for first-degree burglary. Records indicated he had served a two-year prison term after being convicted.

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