(Border Patrol agents arrest illegal migrant)…It turns out he is a gang member.
33-year-old Ivan Balmorez Araujo was detained by agents about 7 miles west of downtown Calexico. After interviewing the man, agents determined he was a member of the Rudo Boys street gang from Lynwood. The gang has close ties to the Surenos 13 street gang. Balmorez has been convicted of attempted murder and burglary. He had been sentenced to 8 years in prison. He had also been deported from the US. He was taken into custody, charged with illegal re-entry. Balmorez is the 10 street gang member arrested by Border Patrol agents in Imperial County this year.