Agents at the Ajo Border Patrol station arrested two sex offenders Friday.
According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 26-year-old Rigoberto Lopez-Martinez was arrested after illegally entering the country through the desert earlier in the day. After his arrest, records revealed that Lopez had been previously removed from the country from a 2012 arrest and conviction for rape.
In a separate event, 34-year-old Jose Luis Flores-Valles was also arrested for illegal entry into the country. His records revealed that he was removed from the country stemming from a conviction of sexual crimes with a minor.
Both men remain in custody.