El Centro, California - U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro station arrested a convicted sex offender yesterday morning.
At approximately 1 a.m., Border Patrol agents working approximately six miles west of Calexico, Calif., apprehended an individual who had illegally crossed the U.S./Mexico International border.
While being processed, record checks revealed that the illegal alien had a prior conviction for open and gross lewdness. The illegal alien is a Convicted Sex Offender in the state of Nevada and had also been previously removed from the United States.
The subject is being held at the Imperial County Jail pending prosecution proceedings.