CBP busts convicted sex offender attempting to sneak into US
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May 11, 2007 03:14 PM CDT
EL PASO, Tx. - Customs and Border Protection agents arrest a convicted child sex offender after trying to cross the border into the US.
CBP Officials tell ABC-7 that 57-year old Ejinardo Barajas-Tinoco was caught on Thursday night by agents using night vision equipment. Officials say Barajas was trying to cross the Rio Grande 6 miles east of the Ysleta Port of Entry.
After detaining him, officials then discovered he had been deported once before after serving 7 years in a Pennsylvania prison after being convicted of 3 sex crimes.
CBP officials say Barajas is in Border Patrol custody. He will be criminally prosecuted and then sent back to Mexico.