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Tucson Border Patrol Arrests Convicted Sex Offenders

Release Date: 
September 15, 2014

TUCSON, Ariz. – During the last two weeks, Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents arrested seven illegal immigrants convicted of various sex crimes and previously deported from the U.S.

Three subjects from Mexico had convictions including rape, aggravated sexual abuse of a child, and soliciting/engaging in child prostitution. 

Two subjects from Guatemala were convicted for lewd or lascivious acts with a child under 14, and annoy/molestation of a victim under 18.

The subjects also had criminal histories involving assault, battery, aggravated domestic violence, voluntary manslaughter, great bodily injury with a deadly weapon, and kidnapping. 

These individuals were charged for immigration violations and will be processed for prosecution and removal proceedings in accordance with Tucson Sector guidelines.

Criminal prosecution is an impact program in which individuals with criminal records are subjected to jail time. 

Last modified: 
February 3, 2021