Over the past 48-hours, U.S Border Patrol El Paso Sector agents working in Deming arrested a convicted sex offender and seized over 1,000 pounds of marijuana.
On March 3rd agents from the Deming Border Patrol Station in New Mexico arrested one Mexican national whose record revealed he was a convicted a sex offender with an extensive criminal history.
Natividad Delgado Chavez, 36, was convicted in February, 2008 for domestic abuse and Battery and forcible sexual assault from the East Baton Rouge, Louisiana Sheriff's Office.
Delgado Chavez was processed by U.S. Border Patrol and is pending prosecution for re-instatement of deportation.
On March 4rd, Deming Border Patrol Agents conducted a vehicle stop of the driver of a flatbed utility vehicle that was traveling west on U.S. Highway 9, Mile Marker 71.
The driver of the vehicle, 30 year old, Crispin Fierro, was arrested after he allegedly tried to smuggle almost 400 pounds of marijuana into the U.S.
The total weight of the bundles was measured at 387 pounds with a worth of about $310,000, agents said.
Fierro was turned over to agents with Immigration and Customs Enforcement for prosecution.