Border Patrol wrapup
BP catch 4 illegal aliens with criminal records, rescue 2 men
A summary of Border Patrol activities in the Tucson Sector over the weekend, provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
Sunday night, Sonoita Station agents apprehended a 24-year-old Mexican male for illegally entering the United States. Record checks revealed a criminal history in Forsyth County, N.C., that includes sexual battery, resisting a public officer and an active warrant for failure to register as a sex offender. He now faces federal prosecution for re-entry of a felon followed by extradition to North Carolina.
Saturday, Naco Station agents apprehended a 41-year-old Mexican national for illegally entering the country. Record checks revealed the man was convicted in 1990 for second degree sexual assault on a 15-year-old girl in Wisconsin and was removed from the U.S. after serving seven years in prison. Records also revealed an outstanding warrant for a sex offender registration violation from the Jefferson, Wis., Sheriff's Office. He was turned over to the Cochise County Sheriff's Office for extradition.
Friday night, Douglas Station agents apprehended a Mexican national for illegally entering the U.S. Agents discovered that he was convicted of kidnapping in Tucson in 2009 and was previously removed from the country. The man faces federal prosecution, Customs and Border Protection said.
Also on Friday, Nogales Station agents apprehended a 32-year-old Mexican male for illegally entering the United States. Record checks revealed an extensive criminal history including a conviction in Davidson County, Tenn., on three counts of statutory rape, for which he was sentenced to six years. The man faces removal proceedings.
Sunday, Casa Grande Station agents responded to a 911 call regarding a man in distress. Assisted by agency aircraft, agents located a 25-year-old male near the Quitoja Mountains and transported him to a local medical facility for treatment. The man now faces removal from the U.S.
Sunday, Nogales Station agents apprehended a 38-year-old Mexican national with an injured right knee. The Rio Rico Fire Department responded and determined the man needed further medical treatment. The subject was transported to a local medical facility for treatment and will be processed for removal following his release.