Convicted Sex Offender Arrested by Task Force

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Asylum-seeking migrants walk out of the Rio Bravo river after crossing it to turn themselves in to U.S. Border Patrol agents to request asylum in El Paso, Texas, U.S., as seen from Ciudad Juarez

INDIO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Coachella Valley Violent Crime Gang task force assisted in the arrest of an undocumented individual with a prior sexual offense conviction last Thursday morning.  

At approximately 9 a.m., members of the task force assisted in a parole compliance check conducted at a residence in Palm Springs, Calif.  The compliance check resulted in the arrest of an undocumented individual who did not have the proper documents to be legally present in the United States. This individual was placed under arrest and transported to the Indio Border Patrol Station.

Record checks revealed this individual, a 45-year-old male, Mexican national, has extensive criminal history. This individual has previous convictions of lewd or lascivious acts with child under 14, sentenced to eight years in prison and inflicting corporal injury to a spouse/cohabitant, sentenced to 18 days in jail, 36 months of probation.

U.S. Border Patrol will process this individual accordingly.   

Since Oct. 1, 2021, El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents have arrested and/or removed 10 individuals either convicted or wanted on sexual offense charges.

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