BP Agents make several significant arrests over the weekend | Crime
Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents made several noteworthy arrests during the past week involving both United States citizens and illegal aliens with extensive criminal records.
On November 22, agents assigned to the Brian A. Terry Station arrested a 20-year-old U.S. citizen during a vehicle stop near Hereford, Ariz., when they discovered six bundles of marijuana in the vehicle. During processing, agents learned the male subject was wanted by the Bisbee Police Department for aggravated assault/attempted murder in the 1st degree. He was turned over to BPD.
On November 24, Douglas agents apprehended a 51-year-old man from El Salvador for illegally entering the U.S. A records check revealed the subject had a prior conviction in 1991 for lewd or lascivious acts with a child under 14 in Los Angeles County, Calif. The man now faces federal prosecution.
Agents assigned to the Casa Grande station arrested a 21-year-old U.S. citizen Sunday with an extraditable warrant for child cruelty out of Savannah, Ga. He will be turned over to the Pinal County Sheriff’s Department for extradition.
In another incident on Sunday, Casa Grande agents apprehended a 46-year-old male Mexican national for illegally entering the U.S. During processing, agents learned the man had a prior conviction out of Spartanburg, S.C., for voluntary manslaughter in 1998. The subject faces federal prosecution.
Douglas agents apprehended a 25-year-old man from Mexico for illegally entering the U.S. Monday night and discovered he was convicted in 2007 for sexual battery in Marion County, Ind. The subject will be processed for removal as an aggravated felon.
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