DEL RIO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – U.S. Border Patrol brokers arrested a Guatemalan nationwide beforehand convicted of rape in Louisiana in 2019 after he crossed into Texas from Mexico illegally on July 2.
Hector Portillo-Soto, 36, was sentenced to a few years in jail after the sexual assault and subsequently deported in February 2022.
Portillo-Soto was caught alongside ten different males by Brackettville Station brokers as they walked by way of some brush. Brokers decided that the entire males had been current in america illegally so that they took them again to the station. Throughout processing, report checks revealed Portillo-Soto’s prior conviction.
As a convicted felon with a previous elimination, he faces a cost of re-entry after deportation, which carries a most sentence of as much as 20 years in jail.
From Oct. 1, 2021 by way of Could 31, Del Rio Sector brokers have arrested greater than 1,269 felony migrants, in accordance with U.S. Customs & Border Safety.