YUMA, Ariz. — Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents arrested an adult Mexican man Wednesday for illegally reentering the country after being previously convicted and removed from the United States on aggravated felony charges.
Agents patrolling along the border apprehended Ruben Jauregui-Guitron near County 10th and Somerton Avenue after responding to a citizen’s call to report suspicious activity. During processing, agents learned Jauregui was convicted in Los Angeles on Feb. 28, 1995, for felony possession of a firearm and transporting/selling narcotics. He was sentenced to three years in prison.
Jauregui now faces additional felony charges for re-entering the U.S. following a previous deportation.
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.