Del Rio, Texas - U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to Texas's Eagle Pass South Station apprehended a convicted sex offender Sunday.
Agents patrolling near Eagle Pass encountered Noe Jeremias Sosa-Trujillo, 25, an undocumented immigrant from Guatemala and several other individuals hiding in the brush. During processing, agents discovered that Sosa-Trujillo had been previously deported from the U.S.
Criminal records checks revealed that Sosa-Trujillo was convicted of lewd acts with a child under 14 and sentenced to 10 months incarceration, three years probation and fined $1,402. Sosa-Trujillo is a registered sex offender with the San Jose, Calif. Police Department.
Sosa-Trujillo will be processed for removal from the United States and his prior order of removal will be reinstated.
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.