Mexican Subject Had Been Previously Removed
DEL RIO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Carrizo Springs Station arrested a convicted sex offender who was previously removed.
“I am proud of the men and women of the U.S. Border Patrol for their dedication and vigilance,” said Del Rio Sector Chief Patrol Agent Rodolfo Karisch. “Their outstanding efforts, allow us to keep our communities safe.”
On Sept. 30, Luciano Davila-Duenas, 53, an undocumented immigrant from Mexico, was apprehended by Carrizo Springs Border Patrol agents on a ranch near Carrizo Springs. During processing, agents discovered that Davila-Duenas was a convicted and registered sex offender. Criminal records checks revealed that on Oct. 14, 1999, Davila-Duenas was arrested in Louisville, Kentucky, for first-degree rape and first-degree sodomy. On April 11, 2001, Davila-Duenas was convicted and sentenced to five years confinement. Subsequently, Davila-Duenas was removed to Mexico on Oct. 29, 2004.
Davila-Duenas faces a charge of illegal re-entry after deportation - 8 USC § 1326 – and his prior order of removal will be reinstated.
The Del Rio Border Patrol Sector is part of the Joint Task Force-West South Texas Corridor, which leverages federal, state and local resources to combat transnational criminal organizations. During FY 2015, which ended on Sept. 30, 2015, Del Rio Sector agents apprehended 13 previously deported sex offenders. To report suspicious activity call the Del Rio Sector’s toll free number at 1-866-511-8727.
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.