Illegal immigrant with long rap sheet caught near Yuma
YUMA, Ariz. - A Mexican citizen with a lengthy rap sheet who's been deported three times previously has been arrested after illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border.

The U.S. Border Patrol in Yuma, Ariz., says Pedro Alvarado Suarez has been arrested 23 times since 1986 and served about eight years in jail.

The Border Patrol says the 41-year-old Alvarado's criminal record includes arrests in Arizona, California, Montana and Washington state.

It says the arrests involved various charges, including, robbery, burglary, theft, auto theft, assault, as well as drug-related charges.

Alvarado and two other illegal immigrants were arrested near Winterhaven, Calif., after agents had tracked them for three hours from the All-American Canal, about 2 miles west of Andrade, Calif. ... 5g2100.txt