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Nogales Border Patrol agents arrest convicted sex offender

YUMA, Ariz. - Border Patrol agents arrested Jose Rivera-Fuentes, a previously deported 40-year-old Mexican national, for illegally crossing the border in Nogales, Ariz. Saturday night.

Agents conducted a records check that revealed Rivera-Fuentes's 1998 conviction in Orlando, Fla. for sexually fondling a minor. 

Rivera is now in federal custody pending prosecution for criminal immigration violations. 

CBP welcomes assistance from the community. Citizens can report suspicious activity to the Border Patrol by calling 1-877-872-7435 toll free. All calls will be answered and remain anonymous.


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