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Ajo Border Patrol Agents Arrest Sex Offender

Release Date: 
September 26, 2018

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.

Last modified: 
September 27, 2018