Del Rio Sector Border Patrol brokers arrested greater than 1,600 migrants who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into Texas throughout a three-day span. During that interval, the brokers additionally arrested a beforehand deported rapist.
Del Rio Sector Chief Patrol Agent Austin Skero tweets that his brokers arrested greater than 1,600 migrants who illegally crossed the border over the last three days of February.
The arrests got here in connection to greater than 25 human smuggling interdictions, Chief Skero wrote. Most of the migrants arrested have been single adults. He didn’t disclose the nationalities of the arrested migrants. Approximately half of the greater than 1,600 arrests occurred within the Eagle Pass space, an official advised Breitbart Texas in response to an inquiry.
Skero said they arrested two legal aliens within the teams.
One of these, 49-year-old Roman Gonzalez-Florez, is a beforehand deported rapist.
Uvalde Station Border Patrol brokers encountered Gonzalez-Flores shortly after he crossed the border from Mexico on February 27, Del Rio Sector officers said. During processing, brokers recognized the Mexican nationwide as having been convicted by a Kentucky courtroom for third-degree rape in 2004. The courtroom sentenced him to 2 years in state jail.
Officials indicated he had beforehand been deported from the United States following his conviction. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations officers eliminated the Mexican nationwide most lately earlier this yr.
He now faces federal felony fees for unlawful re-entry after removing as a convicted intercourse offender. If convicted, he may resist 20 years in federal jail earlier than being deported once more.
Del Rio Sector officers report their brokers arrested “56 illegal immigrants with prior sexual assault convictions” through the first 5 months of Fiscal Year 2021, which started on October 1, 2020.
“Our agents arrested two more sex offenders over the weekend, one of whom was convicted of third-degree rape in Kentucky,” Chief Skero stated in a written assertion. “This is why it is critically important that Border Patrol Agents are out there, on the border, identifying everyone who crosses our borders illegally.”
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