Felon re-arrested by Tucson Sector Border Patrol - Tucson News Now

Felon re-arrested by Tucson Sector Border Patrol

Francisco Javier Rosas-Molina (Source: Pima County Sheriff's Department) Francisco Javier Rosas-Molina (Source: Pima County Sheriff's Department)
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

On Sunday, Sept. 4, Border Patrol agents with the Tucson Sector arrested a man, identified as Francisco Javier Rosas-Molina, for illegally crossing into the U.S. 

Rosas-Molina was previously convicted in Mexico for the 2003 murder of U.S. Border Patrol agent, Jorge Salomon-Martinez near Cananea, Sonora, Mexico. According to a recent release Salomon had been traveling off-duty when Rosas-Molina attacked him for being a BP agent. Rosas-Molina served 11 years in prison for the killing.  

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This is not the first time BP agents have arrested Rosas-Molina, in 2002 he was apprehended by the Cochise County Sheriff's Office for possession of marijuana for transport or sale. He served 108 days in county jail for that offense. 

Rosas-Molina now faces prosecution by the U.S. Attorney's Office for illegal re-entry of an aggravated felon. 

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