- In the last 15 years, it has been detected that pedophiles wanted by US justice usually hide in Mexico
A joint effort between authorities from Mexico and the United States resulted in the arrest of Michael “N”, a US citizen wanted in his country for sexual abuse of minors.
The capture of the 34-year-old man occurred in Tijuana, and was achieved through coordinated work between the Baja California Citizen Security Secretariat (SSCBC) and the National Migration Institute (INM).
Through the International Liaison Department of the State Citizen Security Force (FESC) corporation, a cabinet and field investigation work was initiated that concluded that the target, who is originally from California, United States, was hidden in the city. from Tijuana.
The SSCBC issued a statement regarding this fact, in which it specified that, according to the information provided by the authority of the U.S. Marshals, the now detainee was issued an arrest warrant, which is active in his country of origin, for the crime of sexual abuse of minors.
With the information provided by the US authority, the agents of the Mexican border city began looking for Michael “N”, locating and capturing him in downtown Tijuana.
Subsequently, the case was made available to the INM, which began the deportation process and thus handed it over to the authority claiming it.
The Baja California Security Secretariat stressed that the relationship and coordinated work between the authorities on both sides of the border was important for the aforementioned operation to be successful.
In the last 15 years, it has been detected that the pedophiles wanted by the US justice usually hide in Mexico; In the period from 2007 to 2021, 179 sexual aggressors of children and adolescents who fled to Mexican soil were detected, according to data from the Attorney General’s Office (FGR).
Some of the crimes against minors listed in the extradition requests include child abuse, sexual abuse, sexual assault, murder and attempted rape, child pornography, kidnapping and sexual abuse, sodomy and cruelty.