Registered sex offender arrested at the Tuscon border

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(Source: MGN Online) (Source: MGN Online)
TUCSON, AZ (AP) -

Border Patrol agents from the Tuscon Sector have arrested a felon for illegal entry of the country Wednesday afternoon near the Lukeville Port of Entry.

The felon, 43-year-old Esmeralda Mendez Madrigal is a registered sex offender and was already once removed from the U.S. following a six-year sentence for aggravated kidnapping and unlawful restraint. 

Though it is unclear of whether she has a lawyer yet, Madrigal now faces felony immigration charges for re-entering the U.S.

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