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Gang Task Force Arrests MS13 Member in Harrisonburg

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C.H.A.R.G.E. Unit

Press Release

On Friday, May 10th, a high ranking member of Mara Salvatrucha (known as MS13) was arrested in Harrisonburg by ICE agents, FBI agents and investigators with the CHARGE Unit. The CHARGE Unit is a gang task force comprised of members of the Harrisonburg Police Department and the Rockingham County Sheriff's Office.

Jose Leonel Ramos Hernandez, 33 of El Salvador, had an active "aggravated murder" warrant for his arrest from his native El Salvador. He was taken into ICE custody for his illegal re-entry into the United States.

Upon completion of federal proceedings Ramos Hernandez will be returned to El Salvadorian authorities to face his pending charges.

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