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Tuesday, September 17, 2019 | Local Media Release
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers found Friday a previously deported Brazilian woman prior to boarding a flight at the Luis Munoz Marin International Airport bound to JFK in New York. On Sep. 13, during inspections...
Thursday, September 12, 2019 | Local Media Release
EAGLE PASS, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents in Eagle Pass arrested a convicted sex offender and a confirmed MS-13 gang member this week. “Agents are making significant criminal arrests along the border and we’ll seek prosecution of these...
Thursday, September 12, 2019 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested a previously deported sex offender Monday near Sells. Photo Courtesy U.S. Customsand Border ProtectionTucson Sector agents apprehended Adrian Castro-Garcia, a 33-year-old Mexican national illegally...
Monday, September 9, 2019 | Local Media Release
DESERT HAVEN, Texas - U.S. Border Patrol Agents working in El Paso Sector arrested a previously-deported felon near an immigration checkpoint within the United States.   On Friday, September 6, 2019, agents assigned to Ysleta Border Patrol Station...
Friday, September 6, 2019 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested a previously deported sex offender on Wednesday after he reentered the country illegally near Hereford. Tucson Sector agents apprehended Heliodoro Regino-Garcia, a 44-year-old Mexican national,...
Tuesday, August 27, 2019 | For the Record
CALEXICO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector arrested a previously deported sex offender early Sunday morning.   The incident occurred at approximately 5:50 a.m., when agents arrested a 38-year-old Mexican man...
Tuesday, August 27, 2019 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested a previously deported sex offender Monday after he reentered the country illegally near Nogales. Tucson Sector agents apprehended the Honduran national Monday afternoon. Records checks revealed 30-...
Wednesday, August 21, 2019 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested a previously deported sex offender discovered among a group of illegal immigrants in eastern Arizona early Monday. Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents encountered the group of two men, one woman, and...
Thursday, August 15, 2019 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Border Patrol agents near Naco arrested a previously deported sex offender Wednesday. Photo Courtesy of U.S. Customs andBorder ProtectionTucson Sector Border Patrol agents from the Brian A. Terry Station arrested 37-year-old...
Tuesday, August 6, 2019 | Local Media Release
EL PASO, Texas - During two separate incidents, U.S. Border Patrol Agents working in El Paso Sector arrested and identified previously deported felons who were attempting to enter the U.S. from Mexico.   On August 2, agents assigned to the El Paso...
Monday, August 5, 2019 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a previously deported sex offender on Saturday after he reentered the country illegally near Nogales. Agents patrolling near a residential subdivision of Nogales encountered 26-year-old...
Friday, August 2, 2019 | Local Media Release
MURRIETA, Calif. — San Diego Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a previously deported sex-offender who was in the United States illegally on Wednesday afternoon.   On July 31, at approximately 3:45 p.m., Border Patrol agents on Highway 79 stopped...
Tuesday, July 30, 2019 | Local Media Release
CALEXICO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector arrested a previously deported aggravated sex offender this past Saturday.   On July 27, at around 7:30 a.m., agents assigned to the Calexico Station observed a man...
Tuesday, July 30, 2019 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a previously deported sex offender outside of Ajo on Saturday after he reentered the country illegally through the desert. Photo Courtesy of U.S. Customsand Border ProtectionAgents...
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 | Local Media Release
LORDSBURG, New Mexico – U.S. Border Patrol Agents in New Mexico once again encountered multiple groups of aliens in the boot heel of New Mexico that were smuggled up to the border.   On July 19, a group of 88 illegal aliens were arrested by United...
Thursday, July 18, 2019 | Local Media Release
YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents working near Andrade, Calif. on July 11 apprehended multiple illegal aliens from Mexico who attempted to flee in a vehicle, including a previously deported criminal alien. At approximately 9 p.m., a...
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 | Local Media Release
YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents working near Dome Valley Sunday and Tuesday, arrested nine individuals and apprehended a previously deported felon in two separate human smuggling events. In the first event at approximately 5:30 a.m....
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 | Local Media Release
Eagle Pass, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Eagle Pass and Eagle Pass South stations arrested two convicted sex offenders Monday night and early Tuesday morning. “Agents working along our nation’s borders continue to make...
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a 29-year-old Ecuadorian national after he entered the country illegally in Nogales, Friday evening. The previously deported man, Walter Patricio Juela-Pinancela, had a violent criminal...
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 | Local Media Release
EL PASO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol Agents arrested a previously deported sex offender as he attempted to enter the United States illegally near the Paso Del Norte Port Of Entry.   Border Patrol Agents working near the downtown area arrested one...
Monday, June 24, 2019 | Local Media Release
EAGLE PASS, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Eagle Pass South Station arrested a man early Thursday morning who was previously deported and convicted for attempted murder in the United States. “Our agents are committed to stop all...
Monday, June 24, 2019 | Local Media Release
YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a previously deported child molester after he illegally entered the United States with a group of family units Wednesday night. At approximately 10:45 p.m., Yuma Station agents patrolling along...
Monday, June 3, 2019 | Local Media Release
CHULA VISTA, Calif. — San Diego Sector Border Patrol agents arrested two previously deported sex-offenders on two separate events over this weekend, after they illegally entered the U.S. The first incident occurred June 1, at approximately 4:50 p.m...
Monday, June 3, 2019 | Local Media Release
CALEXICO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector arrested two previously deported sex offenders on Saturday. The first incident occurred at around 12:30 a.m., when agents assigned to the El Centro Station observed a man...
Thursday, May 30, 2019 | Local Media Release
MIAMI — U.S. Border Patrol agents, working closely with deputies assigned to the Broward Sheriff’s Marine Unit, stopped an attempted migrant smuggling event in Pompano Beach on Wednesday.  U.S. Border Patrol Miami Sector securesover 1200 miles of...

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