Alpine Border Patrol agents arrested a convicted sex offender early in the morning of Oct. 14, 2021. Texas Department of Public Safety along with Border Patrol Agents from Alpine Station encountered a group of illegal aliens traveling on Highway 90 west of Alpine. During processing, one of the individuals was discovered to be a registered sex offender. Records show the illegal alien, a citizen of Mexico, was charged and convicted of Aggravated Criminal Sex Abuse of a Victim under 13, Sex Offense Against Child-Fondling and was sentenced to 48 months’ Probation on June 25, 2021. The Mexican national was most recently removed from the United States in August of 2021. He is being referred for criminal prosecution for 8 USC § 1326 – re-entry after deportation. Big Bend Sector partners with many local and state law enforcement entities to keep our border communities safe.
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