Previously Deported Sexual Offender Arrested By Border Patrol Agents

Convicted Of Indecent Assault On A Person Less Than 13 Years of Age

Romualdo Gregorio Felipe [Photo Courtesy of U.S. Customs and Border Protection]

TUCSON – A previously deported sex offender, Romualdo Gregorio Felipe, was arrested by Border Patrol agents near Lukeville.

The 48-year-old Felipe was apprehended by Tucson Sector agents patrolling the desert near the border around 6:15 p.m., on Wednesday.

According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, records checks revealed Felipe, a Mexican national, illegally present in the United States, was convicted of Indecent Assault on a Person Less Than 13 Years of Age by Indiana County, Pennsylvania, in 2015. He was sentenced to 125 days in jail and deported to Mexico later that year.

A previously deported aggravated felon, Felipe faces prosecution for immigration violations.

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1 Comment

  1. Ahh, so sad. As Tucson is a “Welcoming City to ‘Immigrants'” your ‘services’ could have provided much needed help in filling the seats in TUSD. I’m sure our Mayor would have rolled out the red carpet. Oh, well, maybe next time you or the many others like you that are caught almost daily can stay awhile. We have this newly renovated Plantation with vacancy.

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