(Convicted Sex Offender arrested)...El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents made the arrest.

It happened Tuesday night, at around 9:00 pm. Agents encountered a man about 29 miles from the Calexico West Port of Entry. The man had entered the US illegally. He was taken to the El Centro Sector Station for processing. During a records check, agents discovered the 29 year old man was a native of Mexico and he had been convicted of criminal sexual assault in 2015 out of Illinois. He was sentenced to 54 months in prison, before being deported back to his country of origin. The man was processed criminally for re-entry of removed aliens and he will be held in federal custody pending his hearing.