Previously deported MS-13 gang member nabbed with large Central American caravan

Alonso Aleman, an admitted MS-13 gang member, was arrested in Tucson Sector by Border Patrol agents Feb. 20. [Photo from CBP]

LUKEVILLE — Alonso Aleman, 38, an admitted member of the notorious MS-13  gang member, was arrested Wednesday by Border Patrol agents from the Ajo station.

He had been traveling through Mexico with a large caravan of illegal aliens from Central America, who entered the United States near Lukeville, said a news release from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

The parent agency of the Border Patrol said that Aleman who had numerous previous deportations from the United States will be held in federal custody pending prosecution for illegal re-entry by a previously removed alien.

The CBP is asking the public to assist the agency in the finding and apprehending  illegal aliens by calling (877) 872-7435.




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