ICE arrests 89 in North Texas, Oklahoma during three-day roundup

Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials arrested 89 people in North Texas and Oklahoma during a recent three-day roundup.

ICE’s Enforcement and Removal Operations said most of the people detained had prior criminal histories and ranged in age from 19 to 60.

“This North Texas and Oklahoma operation removed 67 criminal aliens from our streets and our communities,” said Simona L. Flores, field office director of ERO Dallas.

Officials said 23 of those arrested had illegally re-entered the U.S. after being deported previously.

Eight people were arrested in Dallas, four in Fort Worth, three in Plano, three in Denton, three in Garland, three in Rockwall and two in Lewisville.

Of the 89 total arrests in the region, 59 were from Mexico and 12 were from Guatemala.