Laredo Sector Border Patrol arrests a convicted felon

Release Date
Wed, 11/02/2022 - 12:00

LAREDO, Texas – Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Laredo South Station arrested a convicted felon at Laredo, Texas.

On Nov. 2, Border Patrol agents were working their assigned duties when they apprehended a group. One of the persons in the group was identified as Gustavo Macias- Ruvalcaba, a 36-year-old male Mexican citizen. Record checks revealed he had a prior arrest and conviction for Aggravated Sexual Assault of Child, which he was sentenced to ten years probation.

Gustavo Macias-Ruvalcaba was also deported earlier this year in Laredo, Texas for immigration violations. He was charged with 8 USC § 1326 – Illegal Re-entry after Deportation.

He remains in custody pending further investigation.

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