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Convicted Sex Offender Arrested by Border Patrol Agents

Release Date: 
November 16, 2021

CALEXICO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector arrested an undocumented individual Friday morning with prior convictions of sexual offense.  

The incident occurred at approximately 4:05 a.m., when agents assigned to the Calexico Station encountered the individual illegally entering the United States, in the desert area, east of Calexico, Calif. The individual was arrested and transported to the El Centro Sector Processing Center.  

Record checks revealed the individual to be a 31-year-old Mexican national with prior criminal and immigration history. This individual was previously convicted for a sexual offense: Rape 2nd degree. Additionally, this individual was previously ordered to be removed from the U.S. by an immigration judge.  

Since Oct. 1, 2021, El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents arrested and/or removed three individuals either convicted or wanted on sexual offense charges.

U.S. Border Patrol will process the individual accordingly.

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Last modified: 
November 16, 2021