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Man Wanted For Sexual Assault On A Child In Santa Barbara County Arrested In Maryland

Posted on Wednesday, February 27, 2013 4:30pm

A man wanted in Santa Barbara County for the sexual assault, and rape charges involving a child has been found, and arrested by federal agents in Maryland.

Charges were filed February 1st against Santos Javier Guevara-Oliva. Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department detectives contacted U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers, because they suspected the fugtive was in the United States illegally. ICE Enforcement and Removal Operations officers found the 33 year old man at a Hyattsville, Maryland home where he had been living, and arrested him on Monday.

Officials say the native of El Salvador was deported for being an aggravated felon in December of 2010, but then illegally re-entered the United States, and was living in the Santa Barbara area when he committed the crime.

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