Border Patrol arrests U.S. citizen accused of illegally swimming across the Rio Grande

Border Patrol agents arrested a United States citizen last week after he swam across the Rio Grande near Brownsville.

Agents arrested Edward Jesse Arce on Friday, according to the federal criminal complaint against him. Arce is charged with unlawfully avoiding reporting requirements.

Court records don't list an attorney for Arce, who remains in federal custody and couldn't be reached for comment.

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