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Gang member arrested

(43 year old determined to be a gang member)…Earlier this week Brawley Police stopped Omar Celaya Salazar.

Police called Border Patrol agents to determine the man’s citizenship. Upon questioning Celaya it was determined he was a member of the Norteno street gang out of Salinas. It was later determined Celaya had a criminal record, serving six years on a conviction for corporal injury on a spouse and for transportation of a controlled substance. He was also deported from the country in 2009. Border Patrol placed Celaya under arrest. He will be prosecuted for suspicion of re-entering the US after being deported.