For Immediate Release
|October 20, 2011||
DUSM Ben Segotta, District of New Mexico
|Alleged Child Predator Added to New Mexicoís Most Wanted|
Las Cruces, NM - The United States Marshal
Service in New Mexico added Javier Mendez to their list of Most Wanted Sexual
Offenders. Itís alleged that Mendez, a naturalized U.S. citizen, forced a 14
year old girl to have sexual intercourse with him approximately 2-3 times a week
for almost a year beginning in July of 2010. Investigators believe that Mendez
would assault the girl and threatened to have her deported to Mexico if she
reported the incidents. Mendezís criminal history includes 5 assault charges and
convictions, 1 charge of driving under the influence, 1charge for violation of a
protection order and a probation revocation for assault.
Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at http://www.usmarshals.gov.
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