Texas Border Business
EDINBURG, Texas – Border Patrol agents arrest a sex offender in the Rio Grande Valley.
Tuesday evening, Brownsville Border Patrol agents arrested a Mexican national after he illegally entered the United States. During processing, record checks revealed the subject is a registered sex offender with an arrest and conviction out of Houston, Texas, for indecency with a child-sexual contact. Record checks also revealed an outstanding warrant for a probation violation. The subject was subsequently sentenced to ten years’ probation for the indecency with a child-sexual contact conviction and deported in January 2020.
Border Patrol is processing the subject accordingly.
The public is encouraged to take a stand against crime in their communities and to help save lives by reporting suspicious activity at 800-863-9382.
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.