CBP Arrests Man Wanted for Child Fondling Charges

5 years 3 months 6 days ago Tuesday, June 20 2017 Jun 20, 2017 June 20, 2017 5:13 PM June 20, 2017 in News

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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