The same week the National Border Patrol Council head revealed that one out of every five Border Patrol arrests last year was of a criminal alien, U.S. Border Patrol agents in Texas arrested a previously deported, convicted sex offender from Bolivia.
According to Customs and Border Protection, Border Patrol agents at the Uvalde Border Patrol Station arrested 57-year old Eliseo Cespedes-Vargas after the Zavala County Sheriff’s Office encountered him during a traffic stop on September 11.
Uvalde Border Patrol agents helped with the stop an determined Vargas was an illegal immigrant from Bolivia and one who had been arrested for attempted rape in 1992 and convicted in 2007. He was ordered removed in 2011.
Border Protection explained that Vargas’ initial removal order will be reinstated and he will be charged with “illegal re-entry of an aggravated felon.”