Yuma Sector Border Patrol Agents Arrest Convicted Child Molester

Release Date: October 1, 2020

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Station Border Patrol agents apprehended a male previously convicted of child molestation Tuesday afternoon as he attempted to make illegal entry into the United States.

At approximately 3:40 p.m., agents working in the Imperial Sand Dunes area apprehended a group of three Mexican nationals.

During processing, agents identified one subject who had various criminal and administrative convictions, including felony child molestation. He was removed from the United States in 2013 from Texas.

The subject will be prosecuted for re-entry as a previously deported aggravated felon.

The other two Mexican nationals were arrested and returned to Mexico.