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Border Patrol Arrests Convicted Sex Offender in Calexico

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Calexico, CA -

U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector arrested a previously deported sex offender, who illegally entered the United States Sunday morning.

At approximately 5:36 p.m., Border Patrol agents patrolling approximately one mile east of the Calexico Port of Entry, observed a man illegally enter the United States after he scaled over the international boundary fence. Agents arrested the man and transported him to the Calexico Station for processing.

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Agents conducted record checks and identified the man as Gerardo Enriquez-Gallegos. The man had been previously convicted of Lewd or Lascivious Acts with a Child Under 14, which he was sentenced to three years probation and 180 days in jail.  

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Furthermore, record checks revealed Enriquez subsequently was ordered removed by an Immigration Judge on Jan. 7, 2002.  Enriquez, a 35-year- old Mexican citizen, will be prosecuted for Re-Entry- After-Removal.

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