TUCSON, Ariz. – Border Patrol agents from the Nogales Station arrested a 46-year-old Mexican man Tuesday who was previously deported as an aggravated felon and sex offender.
Following the arrest of Rene Murillo-Almansa, west of Nogales, Arizona, agents conducted a records check and learned of his extensive criminal history with charges dating back to 1990. Murillo was convicted for raping a child in 1994 and sentenced to 26 months in jail and two years of probation.
Murillo was ordered removed from the U.S. last month and now faces felony immigration charges for illegal re-entry.
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.