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Laredo Sector Border Patrol Arrests Sex Offender

Release Date: 
June 30, 2017

LAREDO, Texas – On June 23, 2017, Border Patrol agents arrested an illegal alien attempting to enter the United States by crossing the Rio Grande River near the Slaughter’s Park area. The Mexican national was later identified as having a felony conviction of a sexual offense against a child. Additionally, the subject had two arrest warrants from the Dallas County Sheriff’s Office and the Grand Prairie Police Department. The Mexican national was referred for criminal prosecution and removal.

“Preventing this criminal from re-entering our country and committing another heinous crime is one of many examples that illustrate 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.

Last modified: 
July 3, 2017