CBP arrests two men wanted for sex crimes against minors

Both men were U.S. Citizens and had outstanding warrants for sexual assault of children
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File photo: CBP officers arrest wanted fugitive(U.S. Customs and Border Protection)
Updated: Jun. 10, 2021 at 9:50 AM CDT
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LAREDO, TX. (KGNS) -Federal agents arrested two men wanted for sexual offenses involving children.

The first arrest happened on Tuesday, June 8 when CBP officers at the Gateway to the Americas Bridge were processing vehicle traffic and referred a U.S. Citizen to secondary inspection.

Using a biometric verification database, officers discovered that 59-year-old Rodolfo Angel Tienda had an outstanding warrant for sexual abuse of a child under the age of 14 out of Zapata.

Tienda was turned over to the Zapata County Sheriff’s Office to await criminal proceedings.

Later that evening, officers processing buses at the Juarez Lincoln Bridge apprehended a bus passenger identified as 29-year-old Juan Carlos Martinez.

Record checks revealed that Martinez had an outstanding felony warrant for indecency with a child out of Dallas.

Martinez was transported to the Webb County Jail to await criminal proceedings.

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