Border Patrol arrests registered sex offender illegally present in country

Border Patrol arrests registered sex offender illegally present in country
Source: (KOLD)

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents patrolling near Lukeville apprehended a Honduran national, illegally present in the United States around 6 p.m. Sunday.

Records revealed that 20-year-old Hector Josue Valeviano was convicted of sexual assault of a child on July 3, 2019, by El Paso County, Colorado. Listed as registered sex offender for life, Valeviano was subsequently deported after his conviction.

Valeviano, a previously deported aggravated felon, will face federal prosecution for immigration violations.

All persons apprehended by the Border Patrol undergo criminal history checks.

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