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Border Patrol Arrests Sex Offender and Attempted Murder Suspect over the Weekend

Release Date: 
August 6, 2018

CALEXICO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Calexico Border Patrol station arrested a previously deported sex offender and a previously deported attempted murder suspect, with an active warrant, over the weekend.

Agents apprehend Rodrigo Banales-Alvarado, a convicted sex offender.
Agents apprehended 
Banales a convicted sex

The first incident occurred on Friday at approximately 3:45 p.m., when agents apprehended a group of eight individuals after they illegally entered the United States, east of Calexico.

During processing, record checks revealed that one of the individuals, Rodrigo Banales-Alvarado, a 35-year-old Mexican citizen, has a previous conviction for a sex offense out of Huntsville, Texas in 2014.  Banales was convicted of first-degree felony aggravated assault of a child, and was subsequently sentenced to five years confinement.

The second incident occurred shortly after, when agents arrested a man after he illegally entered the country.  At the station, record checks revealed,  Omar Rosales-Leon, a 29-year-old Mexican citizen, has a felony warrant for attempted murder, assault with a deadly weapon, and vehicle theft out of Imperial County.  

Agents apprehend Rosales, a wanted person.
Agents apprehended
Rosales, wanted for
attempted murder.

“These potentially dangerous men will not be free to cause further havoc on the public thanks to the United States Border Patrol and their fine work,” said El Centro Sector Assistant Chief Patrol Agent David S. Kim.

Rodrigo Banales-Alvardao, marks the 29th sex offender arrested by El Centro Sector in fiscal year 2018.  Both men will remain in federal custody pending prosecution for violation of criminal law.

Last modified: 
August 7, 2018