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Ohio student arrested on suspicion that he sought to rape infant girls in Mexico

Federal authorities said a student from a Roman Catholic seminary in Ohio has been arrested and charged on suspicion of planning to travel to Mexico to have sex with "multiple infants."

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said Joel Wright, 23, was taken into federal custody Friday at San Diego International Airport. Authorities said Wright had traveled from Columbus, Ohio, to San Diego's Lindbergh Field and was planning to meet up with a tour guide to travel to Tijuana, where he would adopt or "own" a child and use her for sex.

"Pedophiles who mistakenly believe they can escape justice by committing child sex crimes outside the U.S. should be on...

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