LAREDO, TEXAS – On March 22, 2015, Border Patrol agents assigned to the Laredo West Station, apprehended an undocumented immigrant who was previously convicted of two counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child.
Agents were conducting their assigned duties, when they apprehended a group of undocumented immigrants. During processing, record checks revealed that the male subject, 21, from Honduras, had been charged and convicted in 2006 as a juvenile, for a sexual offense in Houston, Texas. The subject served a 2-year and 4-month sentence.
The subject will be prosecuted for re-entry into the United States (8 USC 1326) and will be presented in Magistrate Court in Laredo, Texas.
The Laredo Border Patrol Sector is part of the South Texas Campaign, which leverages federal, state and local resources to combat transnational criminal organizations.
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.