Border Patrol agents arrest man associated with Los Zetas
Border Patrol agents in Laredo arrested a man associated with the Mexican cartel Los Zetas.
The undocumented immigrant was attempting to cross into the United States on Monday when agents arrested him at the Zapata station. The man admitted to being associated with Los Zetas and had an extensive criminal history, according to a news release.
Anyone apprehended by Border Patrol agents undergoes criminal history checks to ensure those with criminal history are positively identified regardless of their immigration status, according to the release.