Previously Deported Rapist Re-Arrested In Arizona

U.S. Customs and Border Protection press release…

Agents assigned to the Ajo Border Patrol Station patrolling west of the town of Ajo encountered Rigoberto Lopez-Martinez, 26, from Mexico, after he made an illegal entry into the country through the desert earlier that day.

After his arrest, records ran on Lopez indicated he had been previously removed from the country stemming from a 2012 arrest and conviction in Idaho, for rape.

[He] will remain in custody for immigration violations as per Tucson Sector Guidelines, and processed for felony prosecution for re-entry after deportation.

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