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Border Patrol agents arrest convicted rapist

Posted at 12:20 PM, Mar 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-13 15:20:41-04

TUCSON, Ariz. - U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested a convicted rapist who had been deported before trying to illegally cross back into the U.S.

Ajo Station agents arrested 31-year-old Juan Aranda-Ramirez near Lukeville. He was convicted of aggravated rape in Tennessee in 2009 and served two years in prison before he was deported.

Aranda-Ramirez was placed in federal custody and faces felony immigration prosecution.