BP arrests illegal immigrant accused of indecent liberties with a child

LAREDO, TX (KGNS) - Border Patrol agents at the Cotulla Station arrested an illegal immigrant who was on the run from the law for over ten years.

37-year-old Sotero Salas-Ruiz

The arrest happened on January 9th when agents discovered a man near State Highway 83 north of Laredo.

During the investigation, records revealed that 37-year-old Sotero Salas-Ruiz was in the country illegally with prior convictions out of Charlotte, North Carolina for indecent liberties with a child and driving under the influence.

Salas Ruiz was charged with illegal entry into the U.S. and will remain in Border Patrol custody pending extradition to NC.