TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents recently arrested two Mexican nationals previously convicted for sex crimes against children.
On April 14, Willcox Station agents arrested 26-year-old Jesus Nieblas-Romero near San Simon, Arizona. During processing, agents conducted a records check and found he was convicted twice for illegal re-entry into the United States, and also convicted for sexual contact with a child in 2010.
On April 17, Brian A. Terry Station agents arrested 28-year-old Nestor Franco-Guevara in Bisbee, Arizona. A records check revealed he was previously deported from the U.S. and was convicted of raping a child in 2009.
Both subjects are being processed in accordance to Tucson Sector Guidelines and face prosecution for criminal illegal re-entry into the United States.
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.