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Nogales CBP Officers Arrest Sex Offender

Release Date: 
October 26, 2015

TUCSON, Ariz. — A Mexican national wanted on sexual molestation charges out of southern California was arrested Oct. 23 by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers assigned to the Port of Nogales.

Officers referred Gabriel Alcaraz, 54, for additional questioning when he attempted to enter the United States through a vehicle lane at the Mariposa crossing. Officers conducting a routine records check learned Alcaraz is wanted by Fontana, California, police on an outstanding arrest warrant for child molestation. After confirming the active warrant, he was turned over to the Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Department.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017