LAS CRUCES, NM (Las Cruces Sun-News) – Border Patrol agents from the Las Cruces station apprehended a sex offender with a warrant from Middleton, Mass. on Thursday.
The agents were conducting an inspection of a commercial bus at the Interstate 10 immigration checkpoint when they encountered a Mexican national with no immigration documents or claims to be a U.S. citizen.
The national, Luis Cano Martinez, was taken into custody and after further investigation discovered that he allegedly has an extensive criminal history. Cano, 46, had a warrant out for his arrest for an alleged aggravated rape of a child under 14 from the Haverhill, Mass. police department.
The warrant was issued on July 7, 2017.
The Haverhill Police Department was contacted and Cano will be extradited.