CALEXICO. â€“ Saturday, Â May 12, 2014 the U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Calexico station apprehended a dangerous gang member attempting to make an illegal entry into the United States.
Border Patrol agents arrested a 35-year-old Mexican national as he entered the United States illegally from Mexico at around 12:30 a.m.Â Agents arrested the man approximately 3.5 miles east of the downtown Calexico Port of Entry.
The man later identified as Dorian Lopez-Lopez was transported to the Calexico Border Patrol station where it was revealed he was an active member of the â€œSureÃ±oâ€ criminal street gang out of Los Angeles.
The gang member is an aggravated felon who was previously deported on December 20, 2005.Â The man was convicted for assault with a deadly weapon in El Centro.Â He was sentenced to two years in prison.
The man is in Border Patrol custody and will be criminally prosecuted for re-entry into the United States after being ordered removed.Â This is the fifteenth gang member arrest in the El Centro Sector area this year.