EL CENTRO â€”Â On Thursday, January 12, at approximately 6:15 p.m.Â Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Station arrested a man who had entered into the United States illegally and had an outstanding warrant out of Mexico.Â The man was arrested and transported to the station for processing.
According to a press release,Â the El Centro Sector Foreign Operations Branch (FOB) notified the El Centro Station that the man, a 23-year-old Mexican national, had an outstanding warrant out of Guanajuato, Mexico for homicide.
â€œIt is constant vigilance that enables our hard-working agents to carry out their duties and effect this type of arrest,â€ said Rodney S. Scott, Chief Patrol Agent.
FOB notified Mexican Law Enforcement Authorities and the man was turned over to Mexican Authorities at approximately 8:30 p.m. at the Calexico Port of Entry.
The El Centro Sector Community Awareness Campaign is a simple and effective program to raise public awareness on the indicators of crime and other threats.Â We encourage public and private sector employees to remain vigilant and play a key role in keeping our country safe.Â Please report any suspicious activity to the Border Community Threat Hotline at 1-800-901-2003.