US Texas Border Patrol agents arrest man wanted on sex crimes involving a child after he crosses border into US
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A man charged with a child-relatedwas apprehended by a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent on Tuesday while he was attempting to .
Lorenzo Gomez Guerra, 39, is a lawful permanent resident from, according to .
At the time of his arrest, he was coming from, crossing the Anzalduas International Bridge, which is near the southern tip of Texas.
An officer with CBP’s Office of Field Operations secured Gomez after discovering he had an arrest warrant out for him on felony state charges of indecency with a child.
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Once in custody, CBP officers confirmed Guerra’s identity and matched his identity with the arrest warrant from San Juan Police Department
A McAllen police officer and U.S. Marshal deputy arrived on the scene, took custody of Guerra, and transferred him to a county jail.
"CBP Field Operations is always ready to assist our law enforcement partners in locating those wanted persons with outstanding warrants, especially those allegedly involved in heinous crimes of a sexual nature with children," said Carlos Rodriguez, port director at the Port of Hidalgo/Pharr/Anzalduas.
It wasn’t immediately clear if Guerra has an attorney who could speak on his behalf. Fox News has reached out to CBP seeking more information.
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A 41-year-old Upstate New York man convicted for sexually abusing multiple children, their ages ranging from 11 to 17, was sentenced on Monday to 120 years in prison to be followed by a 125 years of supervised release. All told, since the sentence for certain counts will run concurrently, Daniel Hatch can expect to remain behind bars for a minimum of 40 years to life. The post Upstate New York Man Sentenced to More Than a Century of Prison Time for Serial Sexual Abuse of Children first appeared on Law & Crime.