BP agents arrests convicted sex offender in stash house


MGN Online

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.

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