CBP Arrest Man Wanted for Child Sex-Related Offense in Hidalgo Co.

3 years 6 months 2 weeks ago Wednesday, January 18 2017 Jan 18, 2017 January 18, 2017 11:02 AM January 18, 2017 in News

DONNA – U.S. Customs and Border Protection Field Operations officers at the Donna International Bridge arrested a man with an outstanding warrant for a sexual offense against a child.

The arrest happened Jan. 13 as the man was returning from Mexico.

The officers referred the 42-year-old to a secondary inspection to confirm his identity and citizenship.

During the examination, CBP officers consulted law enforcement databases and conducted a fingerprint check which verified his identity as Francisco Cortez Elizama, a man wanted in Hidalgo County on an outstanding state arrest for child fondling.

Officers turned Cortez Elizama over to the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office.

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