Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Station arrested a previously convicted sex offender Friday evening about 29 miles west of here.

Agents encountered the man, suspected of entering the United States illegally, around 8 p.m. They arrested him and transported him to the El Centro Station for immigration and criminal history screening.

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