(Convicted felon enters the US illegally)….Hector Esteban Verdugo was caught earlier this week.
Verdugo had illegally entered the US near Calexico. He was found by Border Patrol agents as he attempted to enter a neighborhood at Anza Road and Rivera Avenue. At the Calexico Border Patrol Station it was found that Verdugo had an extensive criminal history. In 1985 he had been convicted of forcible rape in Los Angeles. Verdugo was sentenced to 12 years in prison for the conviction and required to register as a sex offender. To re-enter the US, Verdugo was obligated by law to declare he was a sex offender. He will face prosecution for illegally re-entering the US.