Mexican man, 39, caught trying to enter the US illegally. UU He is wanted for "raping his 15-year-old daughter" and was previously deported
- Rusbel Zamorano-Calderón was captured by border patrol agents on Tuesday
- They arrested him after catching him trying to enter the US. UU In Ysleta
- Agents discovered that they have a pending warrant for three counts of rape
- He is in custody in El Paso pending extradition to Tennessee to face charges
Khaleda Rahman for Dailymail.com
Rusbel Zamorano-Calderón (pictured) was captured by border patrol agents who tried to cross the border illegally
A Mexican accused of raping his 15-year-old daughter was caught trying to illegally enter the United States.
Rusbel Zamorano-Calderón, 39, was captured by border patrol agents trying to cross the border in Ysleta, about 15 miles south of El Paso, Texas, on Tuesday.
The agents had been in a routine patrol when they found footprints east of the Ysleta Port of Entry, said the US Customs and Border Protection Service.
Zamorano-Calderón was among the group of people who tried to cross the border illegally and were detained, the agency said.
The agents quickly discovered that he had been previously deported from the United States.
They also learned that she had a pending warrant for three counts of rape against her own 15-year-old daughter in Tennessee.
A restraining order is in place to protect the daughter, the agents also found.
Zamorano-Calderón must be sent to the custody of the El Paso County Sheriff's Office pending extradition to the Polk County Sheriff's Office in Tennessee to face three counts of rape, the agency said.
"The most recent arrest serves as another excellent example of the importance of maintaining vigilance along our nation's borders and the important role that Border Patrol agents play in helping to keep our communities safe," said one official. spokesman for Customs and Border Protection.
The agents had been on a routine patrol when they found footprints east of the Ysleta Port of Entry (pictured, file photo)