TUCSON, Ariz. –Border Patrol agents assigned to the Ajo Station apprehended an illegal alien Sunday evening after he re-entered the country illegally from Mexico near Lukeville. They discovered his previous felony conviction as a sex offender during processing.
Agents arrested 29-year-old Javier Campos-Dominguez, a Mexican national, and transported him to Ajo Station for processing. Agents conducting a records check discovered Campos was convicted for sex with a minor in 2007 in Fresno, California and was sentenced to six months in prison.
Campos will be processed for immigration violations and faces prosecution for re-entry as a felon.
All persons apprehended by the Border Patrol undergo criminal history checks using biometrics to ensure illegal immigrants with criminal histories are positively identified.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials welcome assistance from the community. Citizens can report suspicious activity to the Border Patrol and remain anonymous by calling 1-877-872-7435 toll free.
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.