TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Nogales Station arrested a 26-year-old Mexican national Wednesday evening who had been deported from the United States on Feb. 27 after serving a nine-month prison sentence for “reckless homicide”.
Agents arrested Genaro Galvan-Mora near Nogales, Arizona, and learned of his previous conviction during processing. A records check revealed that Galvan was convicted in May 2016 on a reckless homicide charge in Loudon County, Tennessee.
Galvan is being processed in accordance to Tucson Sector guidelines and now faces felony immigration charges for illegal re-entry.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with the management, control and protection of our nation's borders at and between the official ports of entry. CBP is charged with keeping terrorists and terrorist weapons out of the country while enforcing hundreds of U.S. laws.