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Two Sex Offenders Apprehended by Tucson Sector Border Patrol on Sunday

Release Date: 
December 16, 2019


TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Border Patrol agents apprehended two previously deported convicted sex offenders December 15.

Sunday morning, Tucson Sector agents encountered Jose Enrique Casiano-Ayala, a 35-year-old Mexican citizen who entered the country illegally near Douglas, Arizona.

Record checks revealed Casiano-Ayala was charged with sexual conduct with a minor by Wasatch County, Utah, sentenced to 60 days incarceration and ordered to register as a sex offender in the state of Utah.

Sunday afternoon, agents arrested Alejandro Diaz-Marcelo, a 45-year-old Mexican citizen illegally present in the country, southeast of Why, Arizona.

Record checks revealed Diaz-Marcelo was convicted of indecent sexual contact by Maricopa County, Arizona, and was sentenced to 60 days in jail and three years probation.

Both men were previously deported following their convictions, and now await federal prosecution for reentry immigration violations.

All persons apprehended by the U.S. Border Patrol undergo criminal history checks using biometrics to ensure illegal aliens with criminal histories are positively identified.

For more details regarding this news release, contact the Tucson Sector Public Affairs Office at or by phone at 520-748-3210. Tucson Sector is also LiveU capable. Contact us to schedule an interview.


Convicted sex offender Alejandro Diaz-Marcelo


Convicted child molestor Jose Enrique Casiano-Ayala


Last modified: 
February 3, 2021