Border Patrol agents arrest convicted sex offender in South Laredo
Second arrest this week
LAREDO, Tex. (KGNS) -Border Patrol agents arrest a convicted sex offender in south Laredo.
The arrest happened on Thursday, July 2nd when agents arrested a man near the Santa Rita subdivision for illegally entering the United States.
Agents say 34-year-old Marco Antonio Vanegas-Cruz was convicted of sexual battery in Santa Clarita, California.
The Mexican National was sentenced to five years’ probation and five days confinement.
Vanegas-Cruz was criminally charged for his immigration violations and remains in U.S. Border Patrol custody pending prosecution.
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