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Border Patrol wrapup

A summary of Border Patrol activities in the Tucson Sector over the past few days, provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection:

Arrests

On Wednesday, Border Patrol agents from the Casa Grande station apprehended an illegal alien near Big Fields. Using the Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System (IAFIS), agents determined the subject was a sex offender based on a conviction in Ohio for unlawful sexual conduct with a minor. The subject is being prosecuted for re-entry of an aggravated felon.

On Wednesday, Naco Station agents apprehended an illegal alien from Mexico who admitted to being a Sureño gang member. During processing, IAFIS revealed the subject had prior convictions for robbery and theft. The subject is being prosecuted for re-entry of an aggravated felon.

On Wednesday, agents assigned to the Douglas Station apprehended an illegal alien from El Salvador who admitted to being a member of the 18th Street gang. The subject is being prosecuted under Operation Streamline.

Rescues

On Monday, Tucson Station agents apprehended two illegal aliens west of Marana. The two aliens were showing signs of extreme dehydration. Agents subsequently contacted emergency medical services and the two aliens were transported to a hospital for further treatment.

In a separate incident Monday, Tucson Station agents apprehended a group of 18 illegal aliens north of Sasabe. One subject was severely dehydrated and was transported by a U.S. Customs and Border Protection helicopter to the Arivaca Border Patrol checkpoint where she was immediately transported by EMS to a nearby hospital for further treatment.

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