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Border Patrol Apprehends Convicted Sex Offender

Release Date: 
June 23, 2015

CALEXICO, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Calexico station apprehended a previously deported convicted sex offender that illegal entered the United States on Monday.

The 36-year-old man was apprehended by Border Patrol agents approximately 12 miles east of the Calexico West Port of Entry. The man was later identified as Juan Arriaga Nunez, a citizen of Mexico.

Border Patrol agents conducted a criminal record checks and revealed that Arriaga is a convicted sex offender charged for attempted sexual abuse of a minor. Arriaga was convicted for the sexual offenses and was sentenced in Oregon to serve six months in jail.

Arriaga is being processed for re-entry after removal as a convicted sex offender.

The El Centro Sector’s Community Awareness Campaign is a simple and effective program to raise public awareness on the indicators of crime and other threats. We encourage public and private sector employees to remain vigilant and play a key role in keeping our country safe.  Please report any suspicious activity to the Border Community Threat Hotline at 1-800-901-2003.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017