Agents arrest two wanted fugitives

Updated: Jun. 17, 2021 at 7:07 AM CDT
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LAREDO, TX. (KGNS) - Border Patrol agents arrest a couple of wanted fugitives during two separate human smuggling attempts.

On Tuesday morning, agents at the Cotulla Station and DPS searched a train and found 19 undocumented immigrants.

One of the individuals was identified as Edson Villanueva-Santiago.

Record checks revealed that he had an active warrant out of California for premeditated murder.

Meanwhile, another man identified as Guillermo Alejandro Diaz-Vargas was arrested after he attempted to hop a train in uncinal.

Records showed that Diaz Vargas was wanted for sexual assault of a minor out of Saint Charles, Illinois.

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