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Agents Arrest Illegal Alien Convicted of Rape

Release Date: 
November 27, 2017

TUCSON, Ariz. – Border Patrol agents from the Tucson Station apprehended a 40-year-old Mexican man in the desert near Sasabe, Arizona, on Saturday afternoon for illegally entering the United States.

While processing Juan Sotelo-Carasco, agents conducted a records check and learned he was convicted and sentenced in 2016 for rape in Contra Costa County, California.

Sotelo is being held in federal custody pending prosecution for felony criminal immigration violations.

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February 3, 2021