A man was arrested Tuesday by a US Customs and Border Protection agent on a charge of a child-related sex offense as he attempted to enter the US.
Lorenzo Gomez Guerra, 39, is a lawful permanent resident of San Juan, Texas, according to cbp.
At the time of his arrest, he was arriving from Mexico, crossing the Anzalduas International Bridge, which is near the southern tip of Texas.
An officer in CBP’s Office of Field Operations secured Gomez after discovering that he had an arrest warrant for him on a felony charge of indecency with a child.
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Once in custody, CBP officers confirmed Guerra’s identity and matched his identity with an arrest warrant from the San Juan Police Department.
A McLean police officer and a US Marshals deputy arrived at the scene, took Guerra into custody and transferred him to a county jail.
Carlos Rodriguez, Port Director of the Port of Hidalgo/Far, said: “CBP Field Operations is always ready to help our law enforcement partners locate wanted individuals with outstanding warrants, especially heinous crimes of a sexual nature with children. are involved in.” /Anjalduas.
It was not immediately clear whether Guerra had an attorney who could speak on his behalf. LBL has contacted CBP for more information.