OCOTILLO, Calif. – A previously convicted sex offender was caught red-handed by Border Patrol agents trying to enter the U.S. illegally through Imperial County.
Luis Enrique was seen near Mount Signal on Sunday when he was taken into custody by agents.
The 39-year-old from El Salvador was deported after serving a 12-month sentence in a Georgia prison in 2003. Agents say he was convicted of sexual battery and false imprisonment.
Agents say he is being processed for re-entry after removal as a convicted sex offender.