Yuma Border Patrol agents arrest child molester - Tucson News Now

Yuma Border Patrol agents arrest child molester

(Source: Yuma Public Affairs Office) (Source: Yuma Public Affairs Office)
YUMA, AZ -

Border Patrol agents assigned to the Yuma Border Patrol Station arrested a Mexican national with prior criminal convictions of indecent exposure and molestation of a child under 18, late Saturday.

At approximately 8 p.m. on Saturday, agents arrested Luis Robles-Gonzalez, a 55-year-old Mexican national, near the Colorado River just east of the Andrade, California Port of Entry after he illegally entered the United States.

During processing, agents identified the individual as an aggravated felon previously deported for failing to register as a sex offender in Santa Rosa, California. Gonzalez was also convicted of indecent exposure and molestation of a child under 18. He was last removed from the United States through the San Luis, Arizona Port of Entry on May 12. During additional questioning, Gonzalez admitted that he was attempting to travel to San Francisco, California to live and work.

Gonzalez will be charged with re-entry after deportation as an aggravated felon.

Federal law allows agents to charge individuals by complaint, a method that allows the filing of criminal activity charges without inferring guilt. An individual is presumed innocent unless or until competent evidence is presented to a jury that establishes guilt beyond a reasonable doubt. 

Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents effectively combat smuggling organizations attempting to illegally transport people and contraband through Southwestern Arizona and California. Citizens can help the Border Patrol and U.S. Customs and Border Protection by calling 1-866-999-8727 toll-free to report suspicious activity. Callers may remain anonymous.

  • Crime & CourtsMore>>

  • UPDATE: Police identify man stabbed to death in midtown

    UPDATE: Police identify man stabbed to death in midtown

    Sunday, June 17 2018 6:17 PM EDT2018-06-17 22:17:36 GMT
    Police investigate a homicide in midtown Tucson (Source: Jays Martinez)Police investigate a homicide in midtown Tucson (Source: Jays Martinez)

    Tucson Police are investigating after a man was found dead in midtown. Officers have been searching and working in the area of 200 W. Delano Street, near W. Fort Lowell Road and N. Stone Avenue, since late Saturday afternoon, June 16. A homicide investigation is being conducted. .@Tucson_Police Detectives are investigating a homicide in the 200 block of W. Delano St. More details will be released as they become available. pic.twitter.com/1InUe3gPBt — Sergeant Pete Dugan (@Sgt...

    Tucson Police are investigating after a man was found dead in midtown. Officers have been searching and working in the area of 200 W. Delano Street, near W. Fort Lowell Road and N. Stone Avenue, since late Saturday afternoon, June 16. A homicide investigation is being conducted. .@Tucson_Police Detectives are investigating a homicide in the 200 block of W. Delano St. More details will be released as they become available. pic.twitter.com/1InUe3gPBt — Sergeant Pete Dugan (@Sgt...

  • breaking

    Missing teenager found deceased

    Missing teenager found deceased

    Saturday, June 16 2018 4:00 PM EDT2018-06-16 20:00:35 GMT
    Rachael Anthis-Roberts (Source: Pima County Sheriff's Department)Rachael Anthis-Roberts (Source: Pima County Sheriff's Department)

    Detectives with the Crimes Against Children Unit of the Pima County Sheriff's Department are asking for the public's help in locating a missing 16-year-old.  

    Detectives with the Crimes Against Children Unit of the Pima County Sheriff's Department are asking for the public's help in locating a missing 16-year-old.  

  • 70-year-old Scottsdale woman accused of killing of 94-year-old husband

    70-year-old Scottsdale woman accused of killing of 94-year-old husband

    Friday, June 15 2018 8:17 PM EDT2018-06-16 00:17:37 GMT
    Saturday, June 16 2018 10:15 AM EDT2018-06-16 14:15:00 GMT
    (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)(Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)
    (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)(Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)

    The Coconino County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a homicide, after a 70-year-old Scottsdale woman was accused in the death of her 94-year-old husband.

    The Coconino County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a homicide, after a 70-year-old Scottsdale woman was accused in the death of her 94-year-old husband.

Powered by Frankly