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El Centro Sector Border Patrol Apprehends Convicted Sex Offender

Release Date: 
December 9, 2015

CALEXICO, Calif. –  U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Station arrested a previously deported convicted sex offender yesterday.

A 29-year-old man was apprehended by Border Patrol agents approximately 5 miles west of the Calexico Port of Entry, after he attempted to illegally enter the United States.  The man was later identified as Terry Orozco Vaca, a citizen of Mexico.

Border Patrol agents conducted records checks, which revealed that Orozco was convicted of unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor out of Santa Ana and was sentenced to 157 days in jail with 3 years probation.  Orozco was previously removed from the United States on March 14, 2012.

Orozco is being processed for Re-Entry After Removal as a convicted sex offender.

In fiscal year 2015, El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents arrested 8 convicted sex offenders attempting to re-enter the United States after removal.

The El Centro Sector’s Community Awareness Campaign is a simple and effective program to raise public awareness on the indicators of crime and other threats.  We encourage public and private sector employees to remain vigilant and play a key role in keeping our country safe.  Please report any suspicious activity to the Border Community Threat Hotline at 1-800-901-2003.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017