Calexico Border Patrol agents arrested a previously deported sex offender Wednesday.

Agents encountered the 38-year old man , a Mexican National , after he made an illegal entry into the United States. Eliseo Orozco-Mansilla was convicted of Child Molestation in Grant County , Washington. He was previously removed from the U.S. in 2002. He is now in federal custody pending prosecution for Re-Entry After Removal. According to El Centro Sector Assistant Chief Patrol Agent David Kim , Twenty sex offenders have been apprehended by sector agents in the past 6 months.