Yuma CBP Catch Felony Sex Offender With Long Criminal History

Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a previously deported illegal alien with multiple felony convictions late Monday evening.

At approximately 9:00 p.m., Yuma Station agents arrested Hector Gutierrez-Perez, a 54-year-old Mexican national, near County 8 ½ Street and Levee Road after he illegally entered the United States once again.

During processing, agents discovered that Gutierrez-Perez has multiple felony convictions out of Bakersfield and Santa Cruz, California including unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor, obstructing a public officer, and battery on a person. Additional records checks revealed that Gutierrez-Perez was also previously convicted of possession of narcotics/controlled substance, transporting/selling of narcotics, hit and run, and driving while under the influence of alcohol/drugs.

Gutierrez-Perez is being prosecuted for re-entry after deportation.