Border Patrol Agents Capture Previously Deported Child Rapist After Illegal Re-Entry

YUMA, AZ - MARCH 17: U.S. Customs and Border Protection border patrol agent Ben Vik apprehends a suspected illegal immigrant on the California side of the Colorado River on March 17, 2006 near Yuma, Arizona. As Congress begins a new battle over immigration policy, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) …
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Border Patrol agents arrested a previously deported child rapist with a lengthy criminal history after he illegally entered the U.S. from Mexico on Monday. The criminal alien has a history of felony convictions in “sanctuary” California.

Agents assigned to the Yuma Sector arrested Hector Gutierrez-Perez after he illegally crossed the border from Mexico. The agents transported the Mexican national to the Yuma Station for immigration processing and a biometric background investigation, according to information obtained by Breitbart Texas from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials.

During a records check, agents learned he had previously been deported from the U.S. because of his criminal history that included the rape of a minor in California. Law enforcement database records stated that Gutierrez-Perez had previous felony convictions in Bakersfield and Santa Cruz, California.Those convictions include “unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor,” obstructing a public officer, and battery.

His criminal history goes further with convictions for drug possession, transporting/selling narcotics, hit and run, and driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, CBP stated.

The previously deported criminal alien now faces new charges of aggravated re-entry after removal as a sex offender and convicted felon. If found guilty on the charge, Gutierrez-Perez could be sentenced to up to 20 years in federal prison.

Gutierrez-Perez will be held in federal custody pending the outcome of his prosecution by the Department of Justice for the District of Arizona.

Border Patrol agents frequently find previously deported criminal aliens or sex offenders attempting to return to the U.S.

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