Mission – A 31 year old Mexican national and convicted sexual predator is behind bars tonight after illegally re-entering the U.S.

Identified as Adrian Rincon-Ruiz, the Harlingen Fugitive Operations Unit captured him in Mission, Tx.

Court documents indicate Rincon-Ruiz was removed from the U.S. back in April of 2012, just three days after his conviction for sexual assault of a child.

Rincon-Ruiz said he illegally re-entered the United States on or about February 1st of this year. He’s charged with “illegal re-entry” and remains in federal custody.