ROMA, Texas — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations officers at the Roma Port of Entry apprehended a traveler wanted on an outstanding felony warrant for indecency with a child.
“Our frontline officers maintain strict vigilance in support of our border security mission. By positively identifying and apprehending persons wanted on outstanding warrants for crimes of a sexual nature involving children, our officers help protect our communities,” said Port Director Andres Guerra, Roma Port of Entry.
The apprehension occurred on Monday, August 26th at the Roma International Bridge. CBP officers conducted a primary examination on a male pedestrian arriving from Mexico and escorted him to secondary due to a possible match to an outstanding warrant. CBP officers conducted a fingerprint check and utilizing national law enforcement databases confirmed his identity as 62-year-old Felix Jorge Reynoso Martinez, a resident alien wanted by the Edinburg Police Department in Edinburg, Texas on an outstanding warrant for indecency with a child-sexual contact, a second-degree felony. Reynoso Martinez was transported to Hidalgo County Jail warrant adjudication.
Charges and allegations contained in criminal complaints are merely accusations. Defendants are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.
Further information regarding these charges are best directed to the Edinburg Police.
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