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Border Patrol officers arrest deported sex offender

Posted at 1:40 PM, Sep 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-12 16:40:26-04

TUCSON, Ariz. - U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested a sex offender who had been convicted and deported Monday near Sells.

According to the agency, agents arrested 33-year-old Adrian Castro-Garcia, who had called 911 after he got lost in the desert near Sells after illegally crossing the border.

Castro-Garcia was convicted of sex with a minor in 2013 and 2014 in Los Angeles County, Calif. He was sentenced to more than 150 days in prison on both convictions.

He will now face charges of immigration violations.