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Border Patrol Agents Arrest Two Undocumented Immigrants from Mexico with Prior Sex-Related Convictions

Release Date: 
March 18, 2015

LAREDO, TEXAS – On March 15, 2015, U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Laredo South Station apprehended two previously convicted sex offenders.   

Agents were conducting their assigned duties near El Cenizo, Texas when they apprehended a group of undocumented immigrants. During processing, record checks revealed that one of the male subjects, age 52, from Mexico, had been charged and convicted in 1990 for a sexual offense in Santa Rosa, California.  The subject was sentenced to 13 years in prison.  The other male subject, 30, from Mexico, had been charged and convicted in 2009 for a sexual offense in Dallas, Texas and was sentenced to six years in prison.

The subjects will be prosecuted for re-entry into the United States (8 USC 1326) and will be presented in Magistrate Court in Laredo, Texas.    

Laredo Sector agents have arrested 10 sex offenders since October 1, 2014.

The Laredo Border Patrol Sector is part of the South Texas Campaign, which leverages federal, state and local resources to combat transnational criminal organizations.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017