US flag Official website of the Department of Homeland Security

Alpine Border Patrol Agents Arrest Convicted Sex Offender

Release Date: 
October 15, 2021
For More Information: 
Greg L. Davis, Big Bend Sector Public Affairs, 202-839-1817, Gregory.L.Davis@cbp.dhs.gov
ALPINE, Texas – Alpine Border Patrol agents arrested a convicted sex offender early in the morning of Oct. 14, 2021. Texas Department of Public Safety along with Border Patrol Agents from Alpine Station encountered a group of undocumented migrants traveling on Highway 90 west of Alpine. During processing, one of the individuals was discovered to be a registered sex offender. Records show the undocumented migrant, a citizen of Mexico, was charged and convicted of Aggravated Criminal Sex Abuse of a Victim under 13, Sex Offense Against Child-Fondling and was sentenced to 48 months’ Probation on June 25, 2021. The Mexican national was most recently removed from the United States in August of 2021. He is being referred for criminal prosecution for 8 USC § 1326 – re-entry after deportation. Big Bend Sector partners with many local and state law enforcement entities to keep our border communities safe. If you see something suspicious, report it by contacting our 24/7 hotline at 1-866-581-7549. Together, we can continue to uphold national security and combat illicit activity. Honor First!
Last modified: 
October 15, 2021