Carrizo Springs Station Border Patrol Agents Arrest Sex Offender
DEL RIO, TEXAS—U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Carrizo Springs area of operations apprehended a convicted sex offender Friday afternoon.
Agents patrolling a local ranch encountered Julian Alcaide-Lopez, 38, an undocumented immigrant from Mexico. During processing, agents discovered Alcaide-Lopez had been previously deported from the United States and was a registered sex offender. Criminal records checks revealed that Alcaide-Lopez has a 2013 felony conviction out of Hennepin County, Minn. for sexual exploitation of a minor, and was given 36 months confinement on that charge.
An immigration check revealed Alcaide-Lopez, a Mexican national, had been deported on March 22. Alcaide-Lopez was processed for removal from the United States and his prior order of removal will be reinstated.
For fiscal year 2013, the Del Rio sector has apprehended a total of nine convicted sex offenders.
Del Rio sector is an integral part of the South Texas Campaign, which leverages federal, state and local resources to combat transnational criminal organizations.