Suspected MS-13 Gang Member Captured in Williston

A man suspected of belonging to one of the world's most notorious street gangs has been captured in Williston. 

39-year-old Concepcion Carcamo-Portillo was taken into custody Wednesday evening by Border Patrol Agents from the Grand Forks sector.

Carcamo-Portillo is a national of El Salvador and is suspected of being an MS-13 gang member. The agents determined Carcamo-Portillo was in the country illegally through information they received from Immigration and Customs Enforcement a well as a tip from a concerned citizen. 

Carcamo-Portillo was previously ordered to be removed from the country in 2013.

Authorities say this is an isolated incident. Carcamo-Portillo is being held at the Grand Forks County Jail pending removal proceedings. 

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