BP arrests two convicted sex offenders
On two separate occasions this week in Calexico, Border Patrol agents arrested convicted sex offenders suspected of making an illegal entry into the United States, a Customs and Border Protection news release stated.
The first arrest occurred at about 11:30 p.m. Monday when agents operating the Remote Video Surveillance System notified Border Patrol agents in the area of a man climbing over the international border fence. When agents arrived, they arrested the man and transported him to El Centro Station for identification and processing.
Record checks revealed that the man, Eduardo Murillo-Lobo, had a prior conviction in 2015 for attempted sexual conduct with a minor and dangerous crime against children.
Murillo-Lobo, a 21-year-old citizen and national of Honduras, will be prosecuted for illegal entry into the United States.
The second arrest occurred at about 1:45 a.m. Tuesday when agents working near the Grand Plaza Outlets observed a man enter the United States illegally.
Border Patrol arrested the man and transported him to the El Centro Station for identification and processing.
Records checks revealed that the man, Jesus Montejano-Robles, had a felony conviction for rape by force or fear, for which he was sentenced to three years in prison.
Monejano-Robles, a 36-yearold Mexico citizen, will be prosecuted for illegal entry into the United States, the news release stated. In fiscal year 2018, the El Centro Sector has arrested 19 sex offenders.