Border Patrol arrests aggravated felon
Web Producer: Ina Ronquillo
TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - A man from Mexico City was apprehended by Border Patrol agents in November 2011 and has been sentenced to 40 months of confinement.
According to a media release U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the U.S. Attorney’s Office prosecuted 24-year-old Arturo Hernandez-Garcia, previously convicted on felony charges for illegally re-entering the United States.
During processing in November, agents using the Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System, learned Hernandez-Garcia was convicted in 2007 in Salt Lake City for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
The case was submitted to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for prosecution.
Hernandez-Garcia will be formally removed from the U.S. following his 40- month incarceration and is now banned for life from any legalization process.