DEL RIO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the San Angelo Station arrested a subject with an active warrant in Travis County for sexual abuse of a child – fondling.
“The work our agents do is not confined to the border area,” said Del Rio Sector Acting Chief Patrol Agent Matthew J. Hudak. “The agents of the San Angelo Station are to be commended for their watchfulness and attention to detail.”
Oct. 1, 2016, Texas Peace Officers near Baird conducted a routine traffic stop on a vehicle and arrested a male subject for possession of a controlled substance. After an interview by Border Patrol agents, it was determined the subject was in the United States illegally. Upon conclusion of the subject’s judicial proceedings, Border Patrol agents took custody of the subject Jan. 31 and transported him to San Angelo. During processing at the San Angelo Border Patrol Station, it was discovered the subject was wanted in Travis County for the alleged crime of sexual abuse of a child.
The subject is currently awaiting extradition to Travis County.
The Del Rio Border Patrol Sector is part of the Joint Task Force-West South Texas Corridor, which leverages federal, state and local resources to combat transnational criminal organizations. To report suspicious activity, call the Del Rio Sector’s toll free number at 1-866-511-8727.
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 the official ports of entry. CBP is charged with keeping terrorists and terrorist weapons out of the country while enforcing hundreds of U.S. laws.