U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested a previously deported sex offender Monday near Sells.
Tucson Sector agents apprehended Adrian Castro-Garcia, a 33-year-old Mexican national illegally present in the country, late Monday evening. Castro-Garcia called 911 after he became lost in the desert after illegally crossing the international border. Agents quickly located him and provided medical attention.
Records checks revealed Castro-Garcia was convicted of sex with a minor in 2013 and again in 2014 by Los Angeles County, California. In both cases he was sentenced to more than 150 days of incarceration.
In both instances, Castro-Garcia was deported after serving time for his conviction.
Castro-Garcia will face federal prosecution for immigration violations.