TUCSON, Ariz. – Ajo Station Border Patrol agents apprehended a Mexican man Tuesday evening near Ajo and later identified him as a previously-deported, convicted sex offender.
During processing, agents learned 30-year-old Cesar Vargas-Ordaz was convicted of Sex with a Minor under sixteen in 2015 in Santa Clara, California, and sentenced to eight months in jail and three years’ probation.
Vargas will remain in federal custody to face charges for re-entering the U.S. as an aggravated felon.
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 official ports of entry. CBP is charged with securing the borders of the United States while enforcing hundreds of laws and facilitating lawful trade and travel.