Border Patrol roundup
Man's body found near Sierra Vista
A summary of Border Patrol activities in the Tucson Sector over the past 24 hours, provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
Douglas Station agents apprehended a 47-year-old Mexican man Monday night for illegally entering the United States. Record checks revealed the man had been arrested for spousal rape in 2006 out of Oakland, Calif. The charge was either dropped or is pending. The subject also had a prior removal from the United States. The man faces possible federal charges.
Also in Douglas, agents apprehended a Mexican national Monday night for illegally entering the United States. Record checks revealed the 49-year-old male had been arrested in Phoenix in 1997 for child molestation. That charge was either dropped or is pending. The man faces possible federal charges.
Ajo Station agents responded to the activation of a rescue beacon Monday and found two men who admitted to entering the United States illegally. The two Mexican nationals were transported to the station for processing and removal.
Sonoita Station agents discovered the remains of an adult man near Sierra Vista. Cochise County Sheriff’s Office was contacted and took custody of the scene.