Watch CBS News

Child Sex Offender And Convicted Murderer Arrested In Rio Grande Valley

EDINBURG, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A convicted child sex offender and convicted murderer were arrested by Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley this week.

On April 19, Weslaco Border Patrol Station agents Adrian Munoz-Zamarripa near Donna, Texas. The Mexican national was previously arrested by Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office in Edinburg for aggravated sexual assault of a child. He was subsequently convicted and sentenced to five years confinement.

That same day, McAllen Border Patrol Station agents apprehended a group of seven migrants south of McAllen. During processing, agents discovered that one man, a Honduran national, had a prior arrest by the Prince Georges County Police Department in Maryland in 2006.

He was convicted of 2nd degree attempted murder and sentenced to 20 years confinement.



View CBS News In
CBS News App Open
Chrome Safari Continue
Be the first to know
Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting.