U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Rio Grande Valley Sector arrested a man whose criminal history revealed he had a previous arrest for the crime of aggravated sexual assault of a child.
The apprehension occurred Tuesday, when Border Patrol agents assigned to the McAllen Border Patrol Station apprehended a Mexican national near the Rio Grande. Record checks revealed the man was previously arrested in Dallas on charges of aggravated sexual assault of a child. The subject was processed accordingly and referred to the Rio Grande Valley Sector Office of Prosecution for disposition.
For fiscal year 2015, which began Oct. 1, Rio Grande Valley Sector has arrested more than 3,158 subjects with criminal histories, 130 subjects of which were arrested for crimes involving sexual assault.