CBP Arrests Man Wanted for Child Fondling Charges
PROGRESO – A man returning from Mexico Saturday morning was arrested after U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers learned he had an outstanding warrant for a sexual offense against a child.
The apprehension occurred at the Progreso Port of Entry on June 17. A 36-year-old man was referred to secondary inspection to confirm his identity and citizenship.
During the examination, officers consulted law enforcement databases and verified his identity as Iram Ignacio Gomez, a man wanted in Pharr for an outstanding state arrest warrant for child fondling.
Officers turned Gomez over to Pharr police pending criminal proceedings.
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