Sex offender arrested at Falfurrias checkpoint

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Ivan Villalobo (Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection press release)

FALFURRIAS, Texas (KVEO) — Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol agents arrested man previously convicted for sexual assault.

According to a release, the subject was attempting to find a way around an immigration checkpoint when arrested. Authorities identified him as Ivan Villalobo from Nicaragua.

Officials say a records check revealed he had been arrested by Nassau County Police Department in New York for sexual contact with an individual under the age of 11. Villalobo was sentenced to three years and removed from the country.

The release adds Villalobos will be prosecuted.

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