(Two more convicted sex offenders arrested)….Both arrests were on Wednesday.
The separate arrests occurred in Calexico. Border Patrol agents from the Calexico station made the arrests. The first was around 11:30 in the morning. Agents arrested 35-year-old Josue Mendoza Lopez after observing him enter the US illegally east of the Downtown Calexico Port of Entry. Mendoza Lopez had an extensive criminal record and had served a year in jail, along with two years probation before being deported. The second arrest took place Wednesday night. Agents had detained a group of individuals entering the US illegally about 3 miles east of Downtown Calexico. Among them was Javier Alvaro Penate, a previously convicted sex offender. Both are in custody awaiting prosecution.