Illegal Immigrant, Gang Member Arrested During Johnston County Raid

JOHNSTON COUNTY – Another day, another illegal alien arrested in North Carolina. This time it’s in Johnston County, and the illegal immigrant gang member allegedly trafficking meth and heroin.

From the JoCo Report:

“Two people are facing drug trafficking charges following an investigation by the Johnston County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division, including an illegal immigrant and member of a Mexican gang wanted by Immigration & Customs Enforcement agents.

WTSB News has learned a search warrant was conducted at a home on March 5th on Wisteria Lane, off Elevation Road outside of Benson.  Agents said they seized methamphetamines, heroin, drug paraphernalia, two guns, and a rifle with the serial number removed.

Franciso M. Aguilar-Arevalos, 31, and Madison McKenzie Barfield, 25, both of the same address, were arrested.  Agents said Aguilar-Arevalos was wanted by ICE for illegally reentering the United States after being deported. He is also a member of a known Mexican gang. […]”

Meanwhile, Congress is still dragging their feet, or actively opposing, genuine efforts to secure the border and enforce immigration laws so that we may better keep individuals like Mr. Aguilar-Arevalos from operating in our communities. He was able to come right back in after being previously supported. Visit the JoCo Report for the charges they face and the rest of the story.

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