Man with active warrant arrested by Border Patrol

LAREDO, TX (KGNS) - A man wanted for a parole violation out of the San Antonio area is arrested by Border Patrol agents over the weekend.

According to Border Patrol, events transpired on March 8th when agents at the I-35 checkpoint encountered a black Volkswagen Jetta at the primary inspection lane.

During secondary inspection, agents found out that the driver had an active warrant out of Bexar County for parole violation.

Agents also discovered that the passenger he was traveling with was an illegal immigrant from Mexico.

The driver was arrested and turned over to the Webb County Sheriff’s Office; meanwhile, the passenger was processed accordingly.