SAN DIEGO, Calif. (KABC) -- A man suspected of continuous sexual abuse of a child was turned over to U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers after being found in Mexico.
Around 2:50 p.m. Thursday, Mexican authorities turned over 38-year-old Robert Carella, a U.S. citizen, to border patrol officers at the San Ysidro Pedestrian West Border.
During a fingerprint search through an identification system, officers learned Carella was wanted by the Orange County Sheriff's Department and that he had an outstanding felony warrant for continuous sexual abuse of a child.
After confirming the warrant, officers turned Carella over to the U.S. Marshal Service, where he was taken and booked into Orange County Jail.
OC man wanted for child sex abuse turned over to border agents after being found in Mexico
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