Edinburg, Texas - U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Falfurrias station identified an 18th Street gang member and a sexual predator.

On Monday, agents arrested a Honduran national near Encino, Texas, whose record checks revealed an arrest by the Edinburg, Texas Police Department for sexual assault of a child. The man received a conviction and sentence to 2 years’ probation.

On Tuesday, while performing bus check operations, agents encountered a Salvadoran national. The man’s record checks revealed that he is a member of the 18th Street gang.

The Border Patrol is processing the subjects accordingly.

The public is encouraged to take a stand against crime in their communities and to help save lives by reporting suspicious activity at 800-863-9382.