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Agents arrest man with previous conviction, may face additional jail time

US Customs and Border Protection

YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) - The US Border Patrol Yuma Sector says one person was arrested after illegally entering the U.S. and had previous convictions.

Agents arrested the man on Tuesday and performed record checks on him.

33-year-old Miguel Vargas Mendoza had a previous conviction in 2012 for possession of a controlled substance for sale and having sex with a minor.

Mendoza was sentenced to 365 days in jail and may be facing additional time.

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