SEDGWICK COUNTY, KS (The Salina Post) – A man convicted in the rape of a child under the age 14 and deported in February is back in a Kansas jail.
According to the Kansas Department of Corrections, Simon Rochel-Cervantes, 46, a citizen of Mexico, spent 7-years in the Ellsworth Correctional Facility for the rape and aggravated intimidation of a witness.
He was released and deported on February 19. On March 5, he was found in Sedgwick County, according to a media release from the United State Attorney.
Rochel-Cervantes is charged with unlawfully re-entering the United States after being deported.
If convicted, he faces up to two years in federal prison and a fine up to $250,000. Immigration and Customs Enforcement HSI investigated.