Border Patrol agents arrest convicted sex offender

47-year-old Juan Jose Perez-Biera
47-year-old Juan Jose Perez-Biera(Border Patrol)
Published: Jun. 24, 2020 at 7:15 AM CDT
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LAREDO, Tex. (KGNS) -A convicted sex offender is arrested by local Border Patrol agents.

The arrest happened on June 22nd when agents at the south station arrested a man at a ranch off of U.S. Highway 83.

Agents identified the Honduran National as 47-year-old Juan Jose Perez-Biera.

Record checks revealed Perez-Biera was previous convicted for aggravated sexual assault of a child as well as kidnapping in Austin and received a 20 year prison sentence.

He was criminally charged for his immigration violations and remains in U.S. Border Patrol custody pending prosecution. 

This is the 12th arrest Border Patrol has made involving sex crimes of children since May.

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