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Rio Grande Valley Agents Arrest Sex Offender Near Immigration Checkpoint

Release Date: 
July 21, 2020

FALFURRIAS, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol discovers a Mexican national with a conviction for sexual assault.

This morning, Falfurrias agents arrested a Mexican national, later identified as Angel RAMON-Raygoza, after he attempted to circumvent the immigration checkpoint. During processing, record checks revealed a previous arrest by the Clive Police Department in Iowa. RAMON-Raygoza was charged with sexual assault abuse and was subsequently convicted, receiving a sentence of two years confinement.

Border Patrol referred RAMON-Raygoza for criminal prosecution.

The public is encouraged to take a stand against crime in their communities and report suspicious activity at 800-863-9382.

Even with the spread of the COVID-19 virus, human smugglers continue to try these brazen attempts with zero regard for the lives they endanger nor to the health of the citizens of our great nation.  The U.S. Border Patrol agents of the Rio Grande Valley Sector will continue to safeguard the nation and community against these criminal elements.

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Last modified: 
July 21, 2020