EDINBURG, Texas — U.S. Border Patrol agents say they have identified and arrested a convicted murderer and two sex offenders over the weekend.
According to a news release, agents working at Fort Brown arrested Fidel Penaloza-Hernandez, a Mexican national.
Record checks for Penaloza-Hernandez revealed a previous arrest for murder in Florida. A judge found him guilty of 1st degree murder and sentenced him to 20 years confinement.
On Saturday morning, Rio Grande City agents working in Roma, Texas, arrested Lorenzo Solis-Ramirez, a Mexican national.
A records check revealed a previous arrest in North Carolina for sexual battery. A judge sentenced Solis-Ramirez to 60 days confinement, said the Border Patrol.
That same day, the Kenedy County Sherriff’s office responded to a reported vehicle accident. Agents interviewed a person later identified as Alicio Daniel Izoteco-Morales.
Border Patrol said their agents arrested and transported Izoteco-Morales after he freely admitted to being in the country illegally. Record checks revealed a previous arrest in North Carolina for statutory rape of a child.
He was later found guilty of Indecent Liberties with Child and sentenced to 16-29 months confinement.
Border Patrol processed all the subjects accordingly, said the media release.