Convicted Sex Offender Previously Deported Arrested in Romeo
MARYSVILLE, Mich— Border Patrol agents assigned to the Marysville Station have arrested a felony convicted sex offender with numerous illegal entries.
At approximately 12:10 a.m. on January 10, the United States Border Patrol was contacted by Michigan State Police to assist in identifying a subject in Romeo, Michigan as part of an active investigation. After questioning by U.S. Border Patrol agents, the subject stated he had entered the United States illegally by wading across the Rio Grande River near Laredo, Texas.
The subject, a citizen of Mexico later identified as Jesus Trejo-Garcia, was transported to the Marysville Border Patrol Station for processing.
During processing, it was discovered that Trejo-Garcia was arrested and convicted in 2005 in California for Lewd or Lascivious Acts with a Child Under 14 and sentenced to 365 days incarceration. He was also convicted of 8 USC 1325 Improper Entry by Alien in April 2016 and sentenced to 30 days incarceration. Further records checks revealed that Trejo-Garcia has also been formally removed from the United States four times.
“This is another great example of law enforcement partners working together to protect the communities that we serve,” said Chief Patrol Agent Douglas Harrison.
Jesus Trejo-Garcia has been processed for reinstatement of his prior removal by an immigration judge and will be presented to the U.S. Attorney office for possible federal prosecution.
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 official ports of entry. CBP is charged with securing the borders of the United States while enforcing hundreds of laws and facilitating lawful trade and travel.