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Agents arrest convicted sex offender

Agents say during the time of the arrest, Ortega-Diaz was attempting to travel back to New Jersey
25-year-old Carlos Manrique Ortega-Diaz
25-year-old Carlos Manrique Ortega-Diaz(Border Patrol)
Published: Feb. 22, 2021 at 7:33 AM CST
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LAREDO, Tex. (KGNS) -Border Patrol agents arrested a convicted sex offender southwest of Hebbronville.

Agents say 25-year-old Carlos Manrique Ortega-Diaz was with a group of 11 subjects who were walking through a remote ranch land area.

Records revealed Ortega-Diaz had been arrested by the Lindenwold Police Department and was convicted of aggravated sexual assault in Oct. 2 of 2015 in New Jersey.

Agents say during the time of the arrest, Ortega-Diaz was attempting to travel back to New Jersey.

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