TUCSON, Ariz. – Border Patrol agents assigned to the Brian A. Terry Station arrested two Mexican nationals east of Naco on Friday evening for being in the United States illegally.
During processing, a records check identified Leonel Flores-Pacheco, 42, as being wanted in Hennepin County, Minneapolis, Minnesota, for rape and felony sexual misconduct.
Flores was processed for immigration violations and turned over to the Cochise County Sheriff’s Office for extradition to Minnesota. The other Mexican national was processed for immigration violations.
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.