CALEXICO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector arrested a previously deported convicted sex offender last Thursday night.
Border Patrol agents near Calexico apprehended Miguel Ramirez-Gonzalez, a 43-year-old Mexican citizen, On Sept. 13 at around 10:21 p.m., after he illegally entered the United States.
Border Patrol agents conducted records checks, which revealed that Ramirez was convicted for two counts of Lewd or Lascivious Acts with a child under 14 on March 29, 2007 in Oakland. Ramirez was sentenced to three years in prison and subsequently ordered removed, by an Immigration Judge on March 20, 2009.
Ramirez is being held pending further criminal prosecution.
In fiscal year 2018, El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents have arrested 38 convicted sex offenders attempting to re-enter the United States after removal.
Press Release Provided By the US Border Patrol