Border agents arrest previously-deported sex offender east of Na - Tucson News Now

Border agents arrest previously-deported sex offender east of Naco, AZ

Javier Mejia-Pedraza (Source: US Customs and Border Protection) Javier Mejia-Pedraza (Source: US Customs and Border Protection)
COCHISE COUNTY, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Border Patrol agents arrested a previously-deported sex offender in Cochise County on Tuesday, July 4.

According to a news release from the US Customs and Border Protection, 51-year-old Javier Mejia-Pedraza has multiple felony convictions including lewd or lascivious acts with a minor in 2010 out of Los Angeles. His most recent deportation was in 2014.

Agents arrested Mejia-Pedraza east of Naco, AZ, which is south of Bisbee.

Mejia-Pedraza, a Mexican national, is being charged for felony immigration charges for allegedly re-entering the United States following deportation.

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