fbpx

Sex Offender Deported After Skagit County Child Rape Conviction Arrested by U.S. Border Agents

Arrest Made File Photo
Share

El Centro, California – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to  the El Centro California Sector of the U.S. Border Patrol have arrested a previously deported sex offender convicted in Skagit County for Rape of a Child.

According to a press release from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, around 10:50 a.m. on Wednesday, May 8th, 2019,  agents observed a man suspected of illegally entering the U.S. approximately 17.5 miles West of the Calexico West Port of Entry.

Agents responded to the area and arrested the man and transported him to the El Centro station for Immigration and criminal history screening.

Border Patrol agents conducted records checks, which revealed that the man, later identified as Bernardino Sanchez-Perea, a 30-year-old Mexican national, had a conviction for sexually assaulting a minor three years or younger on Sep. 12, 2010 out of Skagit County, Washington.

Sanchez-Perea served 15 months in jail.  Additionally, Sanchez-Perea was previously removed from the United States in 2011.

Sanchez is being held in federal custody pending further criminal prosecution.

In fiscal year 2019, El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents have arrested and removed 16 individuals either convicted or wanted on sexual assault charges after they entered the United States illegally.

 

 

 

About the Author

Skagit Breaking Staff
I'm a long time Skagit County Resident. I believe in doing the right thing and helping others when you can.

Be the first to comment on "Sex Offender Deported After Skagit County Child Rape Conviction Arrested by U.S. Border Agents"

Leave a Reply

%d bloggers like this: