Convicted sex offender arrested by Border Patrol agents in Van Horn

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The U.S. Border Patrol is finding more and more drugs, especially fentanyl, at highway checkpoints in San Diego County.

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – Van Horn Border Patrol Agents arrested a citizen of El Salvador who is a sex offender convicted of second-degree felony rape.

It happened on Tuesday, when 35 undocumented migrants were arrested by agents at the Van Horn Border Patrol station.

One of those in the group was a person from El Salvador who is a convicted sex offender who had been removed from the United States in November 2016 for a felony of re-entry after deportation.

According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the El Salvadorian is being referred for criminal prosecution for re-entry after deportation again.

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