Wednesday, September 19, 2007

41 illegal aliens rounded up, suspected of gang ties, 9-19-07 Springdale...

Excerpts from the story with above headline follow: " Federal immigration agents working with local police said Tuesday that they arrested 41 illegal aliens with gang ties in Northwest Arkansas last week."

"U. S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement conducted a gang “surge” in Rogers, Springdale, Bentonville and Fayetteville, said Rod Reyes, resident agent of the immigration agency based in Fort Smith."

Following facts were also included in the article:

*Suspects have ties to three Mexican gans , Reyes said. Suspects have ties to three Mexican gangs:Mexican Mafia, Sureno 13 and Latin Kings — and with an El Savadoran gang, Mara Salvatrucha, he said.

*Illegals who weren't wanted for serious crimes weren't arrested

*Those arrested were living and probably working in the community.

*Most arrests were in Rogers and Springdale.

*Roudup was in response to requests by local police.

*Many arrested wire charged with violating parole.

*Some gang members targeted had already moved and that the gang element tends to be a population that moves often. "For entire articles see this link . [That means they may now be in your area. ]


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Looks like their are some sudden openings at Tyson.

2:46 PM, September 19, 2007  

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