U.S. Border Patrol agents apprehended a member of the Surenos 13 Gang during patrol operations this morning.
Agents arrested 26-year old Jose Ismael Herrera-Rodriguez after he crossed the border illegally about 9 miles west of Calexico. Arresting agents determined that Herrera-Rodriguez , a Mexican national , is a member of the Surenos 13 Gang out of Santa Barbara, California. Herrera-Rodriguez has a criminal history and had been previously deported. He is in custody and facing removal proceedings.