YUMA, AZ - Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents arrested three individuals for illegally entering the United States Saturday, also learning that one was a sex offender.
After agents checked the records of the people they apprehended near County 17th Street and the Colorado River, they learned one had an extensive criminal history, according to a news release.
The crimes included sexual conduct with a minor under 13, controlled substance violations and a previous deportation from the United States.
Officials used the Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System to help identify the man.
The IAFIS is a tool that helps officials to quickly identify individuals with criminal histories.