TUCSON – On Saturday, Darwin Escobar-Lopez, a previously deported sex offender, was arrested by Border Patrol agents west of Tucson.
According to U.S. Customs and Border Patrol, the 39-year-old Escobar-Lopez was apprehended near Three Points around 7 a.m.
U.S. Border Patrol has apprehended 1,294 criminal aliens from October 1, 2019 through February 2020.
Escobar-Lopez was convicted in 2005 of Lewd or Lascivious Acts with a Child under 14 in Redwood City, California, according to a records check.
Escobar-Lopez received a sentence of 1 year in jail and 3 years probation in that case. He was also sentenced to 48 months in prison after failing to register as a sex offender in Fort Myers, Florida, in 2016.