DEL RIO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Del Rio Sector arrested two convicted sex offenders shortly after they illegally entered the United States.
On May 9, at 4:59 a.m., Carrizo Springs agents apprehended a group of nine subjects. They were transported to the Carrizo Springs Border Patrol Station for processing. During processing, record checks revealed that one subject, a Mexican national, Oscar Garcia-Solorzano, 28, was previously convicted of aggravated sexual assault of a child in Austin in 2016 and sentenced to two years confinement, He was subsequently deported in 2018.
As a convicted felon with a prior removal, Garcia-Solorzano faces a charge of 8 USC § 1326 – Re-entry after Deportation, which carries a maximum sentence of up to 20 years in prison.
Also on May 9, at 11:25 a.m., Carrizo Springs agents apprehended a group of 11 subjects. They were transported to the Carrizo Springs Border Patrol Station for processing. Record checks revealed that a Mexican national, Alejo Manuel Hinojosa-Olguin, 32, was previously convicted of 4th degree felonious sexual assault of a child in Johnson County, Arkansas, in 2016 and sentenced to 60 months probation and deported.
As a convicted felon with a prior removal, Hinojosa-Olguin faces a charge of 8 USC § 1326 – Re-entry after Deportation, which carries a maximum sentence of up to 20 years in prison.
“Arrests like these highlight the importance of border security and what it means for American citizens,” said Del Rio Sector Chief Patrol Agent Jason D. Owens. “Border Patrol agents stand between good people and those who wish to do them harm. No matter the circumstances, they remain dedicated to keeping criminals like these out of the country and out of your communities.”
During fiscal year 2022, Oct. 1, 2021, through March 31, Del Rio Sector agents have encountered more than 944 criminal migrants.
All subjects are processed in accordance with U.S. Customs and Border Protection policies.
To report suspicious activity, call the Del Rio Sector’s toll-free number at 1-866-511-8727.