August 8, 2008

BP arrests convicted sex offender near high school

FORT HANCOCK - Border Patrol agents have arrested a convicted sexual offender near Fort Hancock High School.

According to a Border Patrol spokesman, agents assigned to the Fort Hancock Border Patrol Station spotted three suspicious individuals near the school. When the agents questioned the three men, they determined they were in the country illegally.

The men were taken into custody, where officials found that one of the suspicious men, 39-year old Daniel Santos Amaya-Rodas, a citizen of El Salvador, has several prior arrests and convictions for sexual crimes.

Amaya-Santos will be prosecuted for Illegal Re-entry and was booked into the El Paso County Detention Facility.

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