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U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Uvalde Station apprehended a convicted sex offender, July 17.

Agents encountered Juan Felipe Sanchez-Martinez, 37, a citizen of Mexico, after he illegally entered the United States by crossing the Rio Grande River.


During processing, records checks revealed that in 2015 Sanchez-Martinez was convicted of indecency with a child via sexual contact in Texas. He was sentenced to four years in prison and deported in 2019.

As a convicted felon, will faces a charge of 8 USC § 1326 – re-entry after deportation.

During fiscal year 2022, Oct. 1, 2021, through June 30, 2022, Del Rio Sector agents have encountered more than 1,651 criminal migrants.

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