Rio Grande City, Texas (KVEO)—U.S. Border Patrol arrests a convicted sex offender after discovering him inside a human smuggling stash house.
According to a release from Customs and Border Patrol, Rio Grande City agents arrested Jeronimo Morales-Marchan on Thursday after agents discovered him inside a human smuggling stash house along with 21 other undocumented immigrants.
Morales-Marchan had a previous arrest and conviction in Chicago, Illinois for aggravated criminal sexual assault with a weapon.
Morales-Merchan received eight years confinement, according to the release.
CBP encourages the public to report any suspicious activity at 800-863-9382.