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.