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Laredo Sector Border Patrol Agents Arrest Convicted Sex Offenders

Release Date: 
January 29, 2018

LAREDO, Texas – On January 26, 2018, Border Patrol agents arrested Francisco Olgin-Rivera, a Mexican National, who was convicted as a Sex Offender in 2004.  Olgin-Rivera was encountered by Border Patrol agents in a ranch northwest of Laredo, Texas.  Olgin-Rivera was sentenced to three years in jail for the heinous crime of Sexual Assault of a Child and paroled in 2007.  Olgin-Rivera will be processed accordingly for his illegal re-entry into the United States.

The second event took place on January 27, 2018, when Border Patrol agents arrested Israel Hernandez-Valente, a Mexican National, who was convicted as a Sex Offender in 2017.  Hernandez-Valente was also encountered by Border Patrol agents in a ranch northwest of Laredo, Texas.  Hernandez-Valente was sentenced to 10 years probation for the heinous crime of Felony Indecency with a Child.  Hernandez-Valente also had an active warrant for his arrest for probation violation and was turned over to the Laredo Police Department.

“The arrest of these criminal aliens and preventing them from committing another heinous crime is just another example that illustrates how the United States Border Patrol keeps our communities safe,” said Laredo Sector Assistant Chief Patrol Agent Gabriel Acosta.

To report suspicious activity such as alien and/or drug smuggling, contact the Laredo Sector Border Patrol toll free telephone number at 1-800-343-1994.  All people apprehended by the Border Patrol undergo criminal history checks using biometrics to ensure illegal aliens with criminal histories are positively identified.

Last modified: 
January 30, 2018