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Agents apprehend convicted rapist

Release Date: 
March 17, 2021

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended a convicted rapist who illegally entered the United States as part

Sex Offender
Aurelio Sandoval-Valdivia.

of a group of 18 Monday night.

Agents assigned to the Yuma station encountered and arrested the group near Andrade, California, at approximately 11:30 p.m. After conducting record checks, agents discovered that one of the individuals, Aurelio Sandoval-Valdivia, had a felony conviction for rape. Sandoval-Valdivia also had misdemeanor convictions for willful cruelty to a child and driving while intoxicated, and was previously deported from U.S.

The 54-year-old Mexican national was processed according to CBP guidelines.  


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November 15, 2021