Examples of Serious Crimes of Illegal Aliens

by Tom on July 16, 2014

Examples of Serious Crimes of Illegal Aliens


(h/t to Barracuda Brigade for this)

The information below is taken from news sources. The aliens in these reports were all identified as being in the country illegally, and many of them had come into the hands of law enforcement agencies prior to the crime that is described below, but the alien was not deported or in some cases was deported but reentered the country.

These cases are listed as a demonstration that better prevention of illegal immigration is a public safety issue even though these cases are not representative of the illegal alien population in general. These cases refer to crimes other than terrorism.

May 2014 — Humberto Gonzalez, an illegal alien, was convicted in New Jersey of criminal assault and sentenced to 50 years in prison. The rape occurred in 2005 and Gonzalez was not identified until a DNA match was made following an arrest in Texas for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Gonzalez also had a criminal record in Louisiana and Arkansas. (Times of Trenton, May 9, 2014)

February 2014 — Cinthya Garcia-Cisneros, an illegal alien from Mexico, was found guilty of two counts of a felony for failure to perform the duties of a driver and sentenced to three years of probation and 250 hours of community service. Garcia-Cisneros committed a hit-and-run that resulted in the death of two stepsisters, 6-year-old Anna Dieter-Eckerdt and 11-year-old Abigail Robinson. (Associated Press, Feb. 4, 2013)

January 2014 — Jasim Mohammed Hasin Ramadon, aka Jay Hendrix, an Iraqi immigrant, was found guilty in Colorado on multiple counts of sexual assault. He faces a possible sentence of life in prison. Sarmad Fadhi “Levi” Mohammed, another Iraqi was earlier convicted for the same assault and sentenced to 16 years in prison. An additional three Iraqi immigrants involved in the assault have received misdemeanor convictions. (Colorado Gazette, January 21, 2014)

January 2014 — Modesto Osco, a Peruvian, pled guilty to indecent assault on a minor. He was sentenced in Pennsylvania to five months to two years in prison. (The Morning Call, January 6, 2014)

December 2013 — A Mexican illegal alien, Francisco Leon-Urbalexo, pled guilty in California to attempted second-degree murder and was sentenced to nine years in state prison. (Santa Monica Daily Press, December 17, 2013)

December 2013 — Jose Luis Ramirez-Dorantes, a Mexican illegal alien was sentenced in California to 55 years in prison for the murder-robbery of Border Patrol officer Robert Rosas, Jr. Ramirez had been arrested on alien smuggling charges, but was free on supervised release at the time he joined four others in 2009 in an attempted robbery of Rosas’ night vision goggles that resulted in his shooting death. (Breibart News, December 29, 2013)

December 2013 — Joel Monfort, a Haitian illegal alien, was deported. He was convicted of second-degree assault and sex offense in Salisbury, Maryland and was sentenced to 12 months in prison in 2001. In 2004, he was again convicted of second-degree assault for sexually assaulting a motorcycle accident victim he was providing nursing aid and was sentenced to 10 years in prison. (The Star Democrat, December 18, 2013)

December 2013 — Two British citizens, Babar Ahmad and Syed Talha Ahsan, pled guilty in Connecticut to conspiring to provide and providing material support, including funds, personnel and physical items, to terrorists. Ahmad and Ahsan face up to 25 years and 15 years in prison, respectively. (ICE Press Release, December 10, 2013)

December 2013 — Carlos Hidalgo, a Mexican illegal alien, was convicted of felony grand theft in April 2013. Between 2001 and 2011, Hidalgo was convicted of two DUI offenses. He is in prison in Adelanto, California. (The Press-Enterprise, December 2, 2013)

December 2013 — Artyom Karapetyan, an Armenian immigrant, was convicted of felony battery against a custodial officer and imprisoned at Adelanto, California. He was transferred to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department in August because of an outstanding criminal warrant. (The Press-Enterprise, December 2, 2013)

December 2013 — Jose Santos Maltez, a Nicaraguan illegal alien, is imprisoned in Adelanto, California federal penitentiary for conviction on a drug charge. (The Press-Enterprise, December 2, 2013)

November 2013 — Three Mexicans pled guilty to holding hostages at gunpoint in their alien smuggling operation in Arizona. Francisco Javier Astorga-Velarde and Jose Pedro Soto-Valdez were both sentenced to 12 years in prison. Noel Galindez-Marmolejo was sentenced to 10 years imprisonment. (ICE News Release, November 27, 2013)

November 2013 — German de Jesus Ventura, a Salvadoran illegal alien, was sentenced in Maryland to 35 years in prison for sex trafficking. His partner, Kevin Garcia Fuertes, a Honduran, was sentenced to 19 years in prison. (ICE News Release, November 26, 2013)

November 2013 — A British citizen, John David Baker, was sentenced in Florida to 25 years in prison for producing child pornography. (ICE News Release, November 22, 2013)

November 2013 — a Salvadoran MS-13 illegal alien gang member, Carlos Ortega, was convicted of murder, assault with dangerous weapons, racketeering, racketeering conspiracy, and related firearms and conspiracy offenses. For these crimes in the New York City area, he was sentenced to life in prison. (Breibart News, November 21, 2013)

November 2013 — Two Guayanese citizens, Yugool Persaud, and Desmond Wilson, were convicted in Florida of drug smuggling. They face up to life in federal prison. (ICE News Release, November 21, 2013)

November 2013 — Thomas Andrew Quinton, a Canadian, pled guilty in Montana to “traveling with the intent to have sex with a minor.” He faces a possible penalty of 30 years in prison. (ICE News Release, November 18, 2013)

November 2013 — Luis Munoz, an illegal alien from Ecuador, pled guilty to first degree aggravated vehicular homicide for driving under the influence of alcohol, fatally hitting two people, and driving away. Munoz received the maximum prison sentence of 18 years. (YNN, November 8, 2013)

October 2013 — Emeterio Velazquez, a Mexican, was convicted in Wisconsin of cocaine trafficking. He was sentenced to 20 years in prison. (ICE News Release, October 25, 2013)

October 2013 — Augustine DeCruz, a Guyanan illegal alien, was convicted in Pennsylvania of possessing with intent to distribute cocaine and crack cocaine and for possessing a firearm. He was sentenced to 106 months in prison. (ICE News Release, October 24, 2013)

October 2013 — An illegal alien from Honduras who had been detained by immigration authorities and granted voluntary departure but failed to leave the country attempted to abduct a co-ed at Virginia Tech in 2012 where he was working on a construction project. Arlex Cardenas Flores was sentenced to two years in prison. (Roanoke News, October 2, 2013)

October 2013 — Santos Gomez, a Mexican illegal alien, was sentenced to 15 years in prison convicted of a drunk driving conviction for an accident in South Carolina that left a university student crippled for life. (The State, October 17, 2013)

October 2013 — Javier Antonio Martinez, an illegal alien from the Dominican Republic was sentenced to 65 years in prison in Alaska. He was charged with a series of crimes and is still awaiting trial for the shooting death of his boss. Martinez had previously been deported in 1992 after serving time for a felony drug conviction in Rhode Island. According to the prosecutor, he had returned to the United States by the next year and had accumulated several additional convictions for violent crimes in Florida under aliases but was undetected as a deportable alien. (Anchorage Daily News, October 17, 2013)

October 2013 — A Guatemalan, Luis Gilberto Cruz Solis, was sentenced in McAllen, Texas to six months in prison for stabbing a Border Patrol K-9 as he tried to elude capture after entering the country illegally. (Monitor, October 1, 2013)

September 2013 — Camilo Torres-Martinez, a Columbian, pled guilty and was convicted in Florida of conspiracy to traffic cocaine into the United States. He faces a sentence of between 10 years and life in federal prison. (ICE News Release, September 26, 2013)

September 2013 — Alma Lucrecia Hernandez-Preciado, a Colombian, was convicted in Florida of drug smuggling. She faces between 10 years and life in federal prison. (ICE News Release, September 23, 2013)

September 2013 — Alexis Estevez-Alvarez, a Cuban, was sentenced in Texas to 11 years in prison for possession with intent to distribute marijuana. (ICE News Release, September 16, 2013)

September 2012 — Ezequiel Padilla-Villalobos, a Mexican illegal alien, pled guilty to murder for stabbing to death a 14-year old girl in Colorado when he failed in his efforts to strangle her. (Examiner, September 19, 2013)

September 2013 — An illegal alien from Honduras, Kevin Fuertes, was convicted in Maryland of sex trafficking (running brothels in Annapolis and Easton, Maryland). He was sentenced to 19 years in prison. (WBAL News, September 11, 2013)

September 2013 — Jose Alberto Izquierdo-Gonzalez, a Mexican illegal alien, pled guilty to illegally transporting immigrants and assaulting U.S. Border Patrol agents and was sentenced in Laredo, Texas to eight years in federal prison. Associated Press, September 4, 2013)

August 2013 — Pricilio Garcia-Jimenez, a Mexican illegal alien, pled guilty in New Mexico to selling methamphetamine. The plea agreement provides for a 9-year prison term followed by deportation. (ICE News Release, August 30, 2013)

August 2013 — Alberto Feliz Garcia, a Guatemalan, was sentenced in Massachusetts to 63 months in prison for possession with intent to distribute heroin and other charges. (ICE News Release, August 30, 2013)

August 2013 — Esteban Bernard, an Argentinian, was convicted in Wisconsin of violent assault with a firearm. He was sentenced to two years in prison. (ICE News Release, August 21, 2013)

August 2013 — Phillip Amisano-Camillo, a Canadian, pled guilty in Texas to enticing a minor to engage in sexual activity. He faces up to 40 years in federal prison. (ICE News Release, August 19, 2013)

August 2013 —Julio Blanco Garcia, and illegal alien, was convicted of first-degree murder of a young woman who had volunteered to drive him to a hospital. He was sentenced in Fairfax, Virginia to 49 years imprisonment. (Washington Post, August 22, 2013)

August 2013 —Agustin Macias-Marquez, an illegal alien, pled guilty to drunk driving, unlicensed driving, and causing an accident that killed two people in Pennsylvania. He was sentenced to eight years in prison. At the time of the accident, Macias was left free while under deportation proceedings resulting from a previous drunk driving conviction. (Herald-Mail, August 15, 2013)

July 2013 — Jose Domingo Jasso-Topete, a Mexican illegal alien, pled guilty in New Mexico to conspiracy and possessing more than 1,000 kilograms of marijuana with intent to distribute. He faces a maximum prison sentence of life imprisonment. (ICE News Release, July 31, 2013)

July 2013 — Jose Roberto Pacheco-Alvarado, a Honduran, pled guilty in Louisiana to illegally reentering the country following his deportation after a felony theft conviction. He faces a sentence of up to 10 years in prison. (ICE News Release, July 29, 2013)

July 2013 — Manuel Rivas, a Salvadoran, was sentenced in Louisiana to six years in prison for obstructing his deportation following subsequent to a felony sexual assault conviction in Arkansas. (ICE News Release, July 24, 2013)

July 2013 — Jose Luis Castillo-Madrigal, a Mexican, pled guilty and was convicted in Wisconsin of marijuana trafficking. He was sentenced to 54 months in prison. (ICE News Release, July 22, 2013)

July 2013 —Moises Soto, a Mexican, pled guilty in federal court to a drug conspiracy charge related to managing a large marijuana farm and distribution operation in Maine. The operation employed illegal aliens. (Bangor Daily News, July 30, 2013)

July 2013 —Antonio Lopez-Bautista, an illegal alien was sentenced to 11 years in jail for sexually assaulting a 67-year-old woman in Sarasota, New York. (Saratogian, July 29, 2013)

June 2013 — Arlex Cardenas Flores, an illegal alien construction worker in Virginia, was convicted of attempted abduction of a female Virginia Tech student. He faces a possible sentence of 10 years imprisonment. ( WSLS-TV, Roanoke, VA)

June 2013 — Luis Alberto Hernandez Garcia, an illegal alien, was convicted of possessing with intent to distribute cocaine and marijuana in Brownsville, Texas. He was sentenced to more than 11 years imprisonment. (Brownsville Herald, June 4, 2013)

May 2013 – Samuel Nevarez-Ayon, a Mexican, was convicted in Idaho of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. He was sentenced to more than 24 years in prison. (ICE News Release, May 30, 2013)

May 2013 — German Rolando Vicente-Sapon, a Guatemalan illegal alien, was sentenced in Tennessee to more than 15 years in federal prison for sexually abusing a teenage Guatemalan girl he illegally trafficked across the Mexican border. (ICE News Release, May 28, 2013)

May 2013 — Mustapha Issaka Zico, a Ghanaian, was convicted in Virginia of conspiring to import heroin from Ghana. He was sentenced to to 18 years in prison. (ICE News Release, May 28, 2013)

May 2013 — Edwin Galvez-Berganza, a Guatemalan, pled guilty in Maryland to narcotics trafficking and was sentenced to 15 years in prison. (ICE News Release, May 23, 2013)

May 2013 — Yessica Chanel Cabanillas-Torres, a Mexican, pled guilty in Texas to conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute heroin. She was convicted and sentenced to three years in prison. (ICE News Release, May 17, 2013)

May 2013 — Tyrone Reid, an illegal alien from Dominica involved in narcotics smuggling, was sentenced in Texas to 14 years in prison on a firearms conviction. (ICE News Release, May 15, 2013)

May 2013 — Five Mexicans were convicted in North Carolina of operating a drug distribution ring. Norberto Rivera Aguilar, the leader of the gang, pled guilty to conspiracy to distribute and to possess with intent to distribute cocaine and methamphetamine and was sentenced to ten years in prison to be followed by four years of supervised release. The other gang members who were previously convicted are Caritino Mujica-Vargas, also sentenced to ten years imprisonment; Francisco Javier Teodoro-Campuzano, sentenced to 43 months imprisonment; Marco Antonio Sosa-Caderilla, sentenced to 24 months imprisonment; and Carolina Olivia Hernandez, sentenced to time served (about 18 months). (ICE News Release, May 8, 2013)

May 2013 — Jorge Molina-Sanchez, a Mexican, was found guilty of conspiracy to distribute cocaine and heroin in North Carolina. Molina faces a statutory mandatory minimum sentence of 15 years to life in prison. (ICE News Release, May 8, 2013)

May 2013 — An illegal alien — whose identity was withheld to protect the identity of his victim — pled guilty and was convicted in Oklahoma for the statutory rape of an 11-year old child. He was sentenced to 25 years imprisonment. (KWSO Channel 7 News, May 1, 2013)

April 2013 — Benito Aguilar-Ozuna, a Mexican, was sentenced in Texas to nearly 20 years in prison for cocaine trafficking. (ICE News Release, April 25, 2013)

April 2013 — Eric Cortez Flores, a Mexican, was sentenced in Texas to 30 years in federal prison for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. (ICE News Release, April 17, 2013)

April 2013 — ICE in Texas announced the convictions of seven Mexicans and one Salvadoran for reentry after deportation for felony convictions. Previous convictions of the eight illegal aliens included aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, burglary of a vehicle and theft, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and DUI, possession of controlled substances with intent to deliver, assault, burglary, aggravated robbery, unlawfully carrying a weapon, and unauthorized use of a vehicle, theft, carrying a prohibited weapon, possessing a controlled substance, vehicle theft and family assault, possessing/manufacturing/selling a dangerous weapon, theft, battery with injury, burglary, aggravated assault, threatening with intent to terrorize, burglary of a vehicle, possessing a controlled substance, and theft. (ICE News Release, April 2, 2013)

April 2013 — Pedro Daniel Rodriguez, a Mexican pled guilty in California and was convicted of attempted smuggling of methamphetamines and cocaine into the United States. He was sentenced to more than 12 years in federal prison. (ICE News Release, April 1, 2013)

April 2013 — A Moroccan, Mohammed Mamdouh, was sentenced to five years imprisonment after pleading guilty in February 2012 to conspiracy to a crime of terrorism, criminal possession of a weapon and attempted possession of a weapon as a crime of terrorism in New York City. Mamdouh’s fellow conspirator, Algerian Ahmed Ferhani, was sentenced to ten years imprisonment in March. (Businessweek, April 26, 2013).

April 2013 — Oscar Hernandez, a Mexican illegal alien was convicted in New Mexico of the murder of a woman in a fight and was sentenced to 20 years in prison. (Albuquerque Journal, April 11, 2013)

March 2013 — Moonseop Kim, a Korean, pled guilty to transporting illegal aliens into Mississippi for financial gain in connection with a sex trafficking organization. He faces a maximum prison term of 10 years. (ICE News Release, March 29, 2013)

March 2013 — A Mexican illegal alien, Angel Campos Tellez, pled guilty in the District of Columbia pled guilty to helping run a prostitution ring in Maryland and Delaware. Tellez had been previously deported twice. He was sentenced to 46 months in prison. (Washington Post, March 27, 2013 and ICE News Release, June 21, 2013)

March 2013 — A Jamaican illegal alien, Oneil Martin, was sentenced to 66 months in prison. He was convicted of possession with intent to distribute marijuana and firearm possession. (ICE News Release, March 26, 2013)

March 2013 — Jean-Claude “Kodjo” Toviave, a Togolese, was sentenced in Michigan to 135 months in prison for a conviction for human trafficking. (ICE News Release, March 25, 2013)

March 2013 — Jean Brown, a Jamaican, received a life sentence in Maryland for murder in aid of racketeering in connection with a conspiracy to distribute marijuana. (ICE News Release, March 22, 2013)

March 2013 — Dante Reyes, a Mexican illegal alien, pled guilty in Indiana and was convicted in Illinois of racketeering conspiracy related to his participation in the Latin Kings gang. . (ICE News Release, March 14, 2013)

March 2013 — Daniel Ignacio, a Guatemalan illegal alien, was found guilty of murder, arson and assault for torching a tenement that killed five. He faces imprisonment of 25 years to life. (New York Times, March 12, 2013)

March 2013 — William Jesus Brandel-Mena, a Honduran, pled guilty in Louisiana to illegal reentry after deportation following a conviction for child molestation. He faces a sentence of up to 20 years in prison. (ICE News Release, March 8, 2013)

March 2013 — Juan Castillo-Mendoza, a Mexican, was sentenced in Texas to four years in prison for traveling into the United States with the intent to engage in illicit sexual conduct (child solicitation). (ICE News Release, March 6, 2013)

February 2013 — Jose Rivas, a Colombian, was convicted in Florida of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine. He was sentenced to 20 years imprisonment. (ICE News Release, February 28, 2013)

February 2013 — Luis Ivan Nino-Duenes, a Mexican member of the Gulf Cartel, was sentenced in Texas to five years in prison on a firearms conviction. (ICE News Release, February 27, 2013)

February 2013 — Jose Ramon Escobedo-Gonzales, a Mexican, was convicted of trafficking drugs in Idaho and sentenced to 19 years in prison. (ICE News Release, February 25, 2013)

February 2013 — Mexican illegal aliens Julio Cesar Flores-Martinez and Francisco Padilla-Perez, were convicted in Texas of attempting to smuggle assault rifle magazines into Mexico. (ICE News Release, February 25, 2013)

February 2013 — Luis Misael Madrid-Romero, a Honduran illegal alien, pled guilty in Louisiana to illegal reentry following deportation. He had previously been convicted in California for felony domestic violence. (ICE News Release, February 22, 2013)

February 2013 — Miyoung Roberts, a Korean, pled guilty in Washington state to alien sex trafficking. She was sentenced to two years in prison. (ICE News Release, February 22, 2013)

February 2013 — Mexicans Juan L. Hernandez, Oliber L. Hernandez, and Pedro A. Cruz pled guilty in New Orleans to conspiracy to distribute cocaine and marijuana. (ICE News Release, February 20, 2013)

February 2013 — Yanira del Carmen Guerrero Andrade, a Salvadoran illegal alien residing in Maryland, pled guilty to child sex trafficking for recruiting a run-away, pregnant 15-year-old into prostitution. (U.S. Department of Justice press release, February 13, 2013).

February 2013 — Mexicans Genaro Torres and Maria E. Garcia were convicted in New York of cocaine trafficking. Torres was sentenced to 10 years in prison and Garcia was sentenced to four years in prison. (ICE News Release, February 8, 2013)

February 2013 — Dung Ngoc Nguyen, a Canadian, pled guilty in Pennsylvania to drug trafficking and money laundering. She faces a prison term of up to 45 years. (ICE News Release, February 11, 2013)

February 2013 — Franklin William McField-Bent, a Nicaraguan, was convicted in Florida of drug trafficking and weapons conspiracy charges. He was sentenced to 19 years and seven months in prison. (ICE News Release, February 1, 2013)

January 2013 — Two Iraqi nationals, Mohanad Shareef Hammadi and Waad Ramadan Alwan were sentenced in Kentucky to life in prison and 40 years in prison respectively for using improvised explosive devices (IEDs) against U.S. soldiers in Iraq and attempting to send weapons and money to Al-Qaeda in Iraq (AQI) to kill U.S. soldiers. (ICE News Release, January 29, 2013)

January 2013 — Tahawwur Rana, a Pakistani, was convicted in Illinois of conspiring to provide material support to a terrorist plot in Denmark and providing material support to Lashkar e Tayyiba, a terrorist organization operating in Pakistan. He was sentenced to 14 years in prison. (ICE News Release, January 17, 2013)

January 2013 — Pereira, a Salvadoran illegal alien was sentenced to 50 years to life in prison for beating his ex-girlfriend to death in 2012 in Nebraska. (1011Now news, January 4, 2013)

December 2012 — Mexicans Virgilio De la Torre-Santana and Aduato Aguilar-Lara, pled guilty and were convicted in Texas of conspiracy to commit hostage taking and harboring illegal aliens. De La Torre-Santana faces up to life in prison and Aguilar-Lara faces up to 10 years imprisonment. (ICE News Release, December 29, 2012)

December 2012 — Adulfo De Aquino-Cancino, a Mexican illegal alien pled guilty and was convicted of conspiring to engage in the sex trafficking of two minors. He was sentenced to serve 84 months in prison. (ICE News Release, December 18, 2012)

December 2012 — A Trinidadian, Garvin Cadogan, was sentenced in El Paso, Texas to 13 years in federal prison for child pornography and falsely using stolen identity documents to claim U.S. citizenship. (UPI December 18, 2012)

December 2012 — Garvin Cadogan, a Trinidadian, pled guilty in Texas to receiving and possessing child pornography. He was sentenced to 12 years and seven months in prison. (ICE News Release, December 17, 2012)

December 2012 — Jonas Rodríguez Pérez, an illegal alien who had been deported in 2010, pled guilty to a second-degree felony count of manslaughter for the shooting death of a rival gang member in Utah. He faces a sentence of up to 15 years in prison. Rodriguez was also found to have other outstanding arrest warrants including one for drunk driving in San Diego. (Salt Lake Tribune, December 17, 2012)

December 2012 — Alejandro Salinas Garcia and Cesar Sierro-Pineda, both Mexicans were convicted in North Carolina of narcotics smuggling conspiracies. Both were sentenced to life in prison. (ICE News Release, December 16, 2012)

December 2012 — Godofredo Barraza-Flores, 32, and co-defendant Carlos Ramirez-Talamantes, both Mexican illegal aliens, were convicted in New Mexico of conspiracy to distribute cocaine. Barraza-Flores previously had been deported. Ramirez-Talamantes was sentenced to a 37-month term of imprisonment. (ICE News Release, December 14, 2012)

December 2012 — Yimmy Pineda-Penado, a Salvadoran, was sentenced to 17.5 years in prison for being part of an MS-13 gang-run juvenile prostitution ring in Fairfax, Virginia. (Immigration and Customs Enforcement press release, December 14, 2012)

December 2012 — James Elliott and Tina Menard, both Canadians, were each sentenced in Pennsylvania to eight years in prison for their role in a conspiracy to import large amounts of ecstasy pills. (ICE News Release, December 6, 2012)

November 2012 — Mexicans Virgilio De la Torre-Santana and Aduato Aguilar-Lara, pled guilty and were convicted in Texas of conspiracy to commit hostage taking and harboring illegal aliens. De La Torre-Santana faces up to life in prison and Aguilar-Lara faces up to 10 years imprisonment. (ICE News Release, November 29, 2012)

November 2012 — Jose Sergio Garcia-Ramirez, a Mexican, was sentenced in Puerto Rico to 54 months in prison after pleading guilty to trafficking the identities of Puerto Rican U.S. citizens and corresponding identity documents. (ICE News Release, November 26, 2012)

November 2012 — James Postlethwaite, a Canadian, was convicted in Washington of conspiracy to distribute marijuana. He faces a mandatory minimum sentence of 10 years in prison. (ICE News Release, November 20, 2012)

November 2012 — Agustin Lozano, a Mexican illegal alien, was sentenced in Indiana to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to drug trafficking and money laundering. (ICE News Release, November 7, 2012)

November 2012 — Esteban Rodriguez-Olivera, a Mexican leader of “Los Gueros,” an international cocaine trafficking organization, pled guilty in New York. He faces a sentence of life in prison. (ICE News Release, November 7, 2012)

November 2012 — Henry Rosenau, a Canadian, was convicted in Washington State of narcotics smuggling by helicopter. He was sentenced to 10 years in prison. (ICE News Release, November 7, 2012)

November 2012 — Dean Myrie, a Jamaican, pled guilty in Maryland to kidnap and participation in a drug distribution gang. He faces a maximum sentence of life in prison. (ICE News Release, November 6, 2012)

November 2012 — Juan Ramon Garza, a Mexican, pled guilty and was convicted in Texas of possession with intent to distribute marijuana. He was sentenced to more than six years imprisonment. (ICE News Release, November 5, 2012)

November 2012 — Andrew Anthony Maylor, a Jamaican illegal alien, was convicted in Virginia for illegally re-entering the United States after having been convicted of a drug conspiracy felony. He was sentenced to a total prison term of 94 months. (ICE News Release, November 5, 2012)

November 2012 — Cesar Avila, a Honduran, was convicted in Texas of armed hostage-taking and alien-harboring conspiracy. He was sentenced to 35 years in prison. (ICE News Release, November 5, 2012)

November 2012 — An illegal alien, Alejandro Uriostegui-Rodriguez, pled guilty to narcotics trafficking in Bakersfield, Calif. He faces a maximum sentence of five years in prison. (BakersfileldNow.com November 26, 2012)

October 2012 — David Gellad, a Canadian, pled guilty in Delaware to “coercion and enticement of a 14-year-old girl.” (ICE News Release, October 11, 2012)

October 2012 — Heber Razuri-Leon, a Peruvian, pled guilty in New Jersey to and was convicted of conspiring to import cocaine. He was sentenced to 30 months in prison. (ICE News Release, October 4, 2012)

October 2012 — Pedro Espinoza, an illegal alien gang member who was convicted of first degree murder in Los Angeles, was sentenced to death for the shooting death of Jamiel Shaw, a local teenager whom he mistook as a rival gang member. Prior to the murder, Espinoza had been detained and released by the LAPD earlier for possession of a knife, but they had not alerted immigration authorities. (Los Angeles Times, November 2, 2012)

October 2012 — Luis Rodriguez-Flamenco, an illegal alien, pled guilty to the second degree stabbing murder of a woman who was a recent doctoral graduate. He was sentenced in New York to life in prison. (AP in Wall Street Journal, October 30, 2012)

October 2012 — Juan Ramon Hernandez, an illegal alien, was sentenced in Dallas, Texas to 15 years in prison for causing a drunk driving accident that killed his passenger and seriously injured another. (Dallas Morning News, October 25, 2012)

October 2012 — Jose Lorenzo Cardona-Paguada, an Honduran illegal alien pled guilty to abetting prostitution in Vermont and was sentenced to ten months in prison. (AP news in San Francisco Chronicle, October 17, 2012)

October 2012 — Sergio Barraza-Pinera, a Mexican illegal alien, pled guilty and was sentenced to six years imprisonment for cocaine distribution in Tennessee. (The Tennessean, October 15, 2012)

September 2012 — Salvador Portillo, A Salvadoran illegal alien and MS-13 gang member, was convicted in Virginia for illegally reentering the United States after having been previously deported following a conviction for sexually assaulting a child. He was sentenced to one year in prison. (ICE News Release, September 31, 2012)

September 2012 — Farrell Corrway, an Irish citizen, pled guilty to and was convicted of transportation of child pornography. He was sentenced in New Jersey to 100 months in prison. (ICE News Release, September 27, 2012)

September 2012 — David Mendoza-Guzman, a Mexican illegal alien, was convicted in Wisconsin of re-entry after a felony conviction. He had previously been imprisoned for a drug trafficking conviction, a sexual assault conviction, and resisting arrest. (ICE News Release, September 20, 2012)

September 2012 — Nestor Vladimir Sandoval Roca, a Salvadoran illegal alien, was sentenced in Maryland to 210 months in prison for conspiracy to distribute powder and crack cocaine, two counts of being a felon in possession of a firearm, and unauthorized reentry of a deported alien after conviction for an aggravated felony. (ICE News Release, September 6, 2012)

September 2012 — Emanuel Herrera-Gutierrez, an illegal alien teenager, pled guilty to manslaughter for a hit-and-run vehicle accident that killed two persons in Oregon. He was sentenced to more than six years in prison. (Eugene Register Guard, September 28, 2012)

August 2012 — Osbaldo Carrillo-Peralta, a Mexican, was sentenced in North Dakota to 2 1/2 years in prison for illegally re-entering the United States after having been twice deported. He had been convicted of deadly conduct/discharging a firearm in a Texas state court in December 1998. (ICE News Release, August 20, 2012)

August 2012 — Jose Eligio Pineda-Parada, a Salvadoran illegal alien, was sentenced in Kentucky to 92 months in prison for illegal reentry after four previous deportations. His prior convictions included felony assault. (ICE News Release, August 7, 2012)

August 2012 — Antonio Bethel, a Bahamian illegal alien, was sentenced to 2 ½ years in prison in Florida for illegal reentry into the United States after being deported following a conviction for drug trafficking. (Sun-Sentinel, August 6, 2012)

August 2012 — Damaso Alberto Rueda-Cabrera, an illegal alien previously convicted on a weapons charge, was convicted in Texas of attempted smuggling weapons and ammunition to Mexico’s Zeta narcotics trafficking gang. He was sentenced to six years in prison. (Reuters, August 1, 2012)

July 2012 — An illegal alien, Luis Perez-Valencia, pled guilty to raping an 11-year old on two occasions and was sentenced to 16 to 20 years in prison in North Carolina. (WWAY TV, July 23, 2012)

July 2012 — Carlos Viveros-Colorado, an illegal alien, lost control of his speeding car and hit and killed a 16 year-old girl in St. Paul, Minnesota. Viveros had previously been convicted in 2001 of drunk driving and allowed by immigration authorities to voluntarily leave the country. In July 2011, he was ticketed for speeding in St. Paul, and he was also ticketed by state police also for speeding in the past year. In March he was cited for driving without a license. None of those encounters with law enforcement led to his being identified again to immigration authorities. (Pioneer Press, July 22, 2012)

July 2012 — Pedro Garcia Ruelas, an illegal alien pled guilty to cocaine trafficking in Chapel Hill, North Carolina and was sentenced to 10 years in prison. (News Observer, July 20, 2012)

July 2012 — Reynaldo Coronado-Piedra, a Mexican illegal alien, was convicted in Wisconsin for illegal re-entry after deportation for a drug trafficking felony conviction. He had been previously deported three times. (ICE News Release, July 18, 2012)

July 2012 — Harouna Bangoura, a Guinean, was sentence in Maryland to a year in prison for failure to comply with the conditions of his release pending deportation. As a member of the Bloods street gang, he had a conviction for second degree assault, illegal possession of a firearm, and other offenses. (ICE News Release, July 3, 2012)

July 2012 — David Zuccolotto, an illegal alien, was convicted of rape in Elkhorn, Wisconsin. Zuccolotto pled guilty to the crime he committed more than ten years earlier. He was sentenced to ten years in prison as part of a plea agreement. After being arrested for the crime in 2001, he was released on bail and then fled to Mexico. He was re-attested in Texas in October. His brother, Cesar, was convicted as an accessory to the crime and was sentenced to two years in prison. (Lake Geneva News, July 18, 2012)

July 2012 — Jorge Mendez-Perez, an illegal alien, was arrested in Maricopa County, Arizona for speeding at more than 85 pmh, drunk driving, resisting arrest, ramming a police vehicle, and driving without a license. (MyFOX Phoenix, July 11, 2012)

June 2012 — Omar Quezada-Alcala, a Mexican, was convicted in Texas of cocaine trafficking. He was sentenced to 16 years in prison. (ICE News Release, June 25, 2012)

June 2012 — Ade Lawrence, a Nigerian, was convicted in Texas of cocaine trafficking. He was sentenced to 20 years in prison. (ICE News Release, June 21, 2012)

June 2012 — Jose Darwin Flores, a Salvadoran, was convicted in North Carolina of hijacking a Greyhound bus at gunpoint. He was sentenced to 20 years imprisonment. (ICE News Release, June 20, 2012)

June 2012 — Dario Alcaraz-Vega, a Mexican, pled guilty to possession with intent to distribute heroin in Arizona. He faces a maximum penalty of life in prison. (ICE News Release, June 20, 2012)

June 2012 — Luis Ivan Nino-Duenes, a Mexican illegal alien, was convicted in Texas of illegal possession of a firearm. He faces a sentence of up to ten years in prison. (ICE News Release, June 19, 2012)

June 2012 — Victor Onishi, a Bolivian, was convicted of killing his girlfriend by strangulation in Rhode Island and was sentenced to life imprisonment. If paroled he would be deported. (Providence Journal, June 28, 2012)

June 2012 — Anna Guan Gabriel Choxmis, a Guatemalan illegal alien, was convicted of rape in Oklahoma and sentenced to life imprisonment. (Tulsa World, June 28, 2012)

June 2012 — Anna Gonzales, an illegal alien, pled guilty to a drunk driving homicide in South Carolina. Gonzales was driving without a license and was sentenced to 17 years in prison. (FoxNews.com, June 5, 2012)

June 2012 — Amine El Khalifi, a Moroccan illegal alien, pled guilty to an attempted terrorist suicide bomb attack on the U.S. Capitol. He is subject to a sentence of at least 25 years imprisonment. (AP June 22, 2012)

June 2012 — Anna Gonzalez, an illegal alien, pled guilty to a drunk driving accident that killed another driver. She was sentenced to 17 years in prison in South Carolina.

June 2012 — AnAvtar Singh, an Indian illegal alien, killed his wife and two children and critically wounding a third before committing suicide in central California. He was wanted for murder in India and had been arrested in the United States in 2007 for domestic violence and placed in removal proceedings by U.S. immigration authorities. But he was released. (Associated Press, June 13, 2012)

June 2012 — Juan Bautistauan Bautista, an illegal alien, was sentenced in Ohio to two years in prison after pleading guilty to felonious assaultfelonious assault for stabbing a victim. (IndeOnline, June 11, 2012)

June 2012 — Gilberto Urrego, a Colombian illegal alien, pled guilty in New York to one count of attempted first-degree criminal sexual act, formerly classified as sodomy. He was sentenced to five years in prison. (Staten Island Advance, June 10, 2012)

June 2012 — Cesar Avila, an illegal alien from Honduras was convicted in Houston of using a firearm during a violent crime, hostage-taking, and aiding and abetting the harboring of illegal aliens. He faces a sentence of life in prison. (Houston Chronicle, June 7, 2012)

June 2012 — Johoan Rodriguez, a Mexican illegal alien, plead guilty to drunk driving manslaughter in Houston. The victim was a police officer. Rodriguez was sentenced to 55 years imprisonment. (Houston Chronicle, June 5, 2012, AP June 8, 2012)

May 2012 — Dagoberto Tiznado, a Salvadoran illegal alien, was sentenced in Maryland to four years in prison for “illegally re-entering the United States after having been previously deported as the result of a felony conviction.” (ICE News Release, May 31, 2012)

May 2012 — Melvin Eraldo Ramirez, a Salvadoran illegal alien, was sentenced to 84 months in prison for illegally reentering the United States following deportation after a conviction and prison term for cocaine trafficking. He had been previously deported four times. (ICE News Release, May 25, 2012)

May 2012 — Simon Casares-Rodriguez, a Mexican, pled guilty in Texas to illegally re-entering the United States after being deported following his aggravated felony conviction. He was sentenced to 10 years in prison. (ICE News Release, May 21, 2012)

May 2012 — Mexicans, Abraham Garcia-Perguero and Maria Isabel Rodriguez-Olivio, pled guilty in Texas to smuggling ammunition. They each face up to 10 years in prison. (ICE News Release, May 14, 2012)

May 2012 — Kleber A. Sigcha, an illegal alien, pled guilty in East Hampton, NY to rape of a minor. (East Hampton Patch, May 30, 2012)

May 2012 — Bich Xuan Dang, a Vietnamese illegal alien, pled guilty to drug trafficking in Texas and was sentenced to 140 months in prison. He was armed and was reported to have “a lengthy criminal record.” (KHOU News , May 16, 2012)

May 2012 — James Panchol, a Sudanese refugee, pled guilty to murder of a UPS delivery woman in Ft. Worth, Texas and was sentenced to 20 years in prison. As a result of his felony conviction, he becomes deportable when released. (Star-Telegram, May 15, 2012)

May 2012 — Illegal aliens Abraham Garcia Perguero and Maria Isabel Rodriguez Olivio pled guilty in South Texas to federal weapons charges for transporting 27,000 rounds of ammunition. They face up to 10 years in prison. (The Associated Press, May 14, 2012)

May 2012 — Marcos Lopez Garcia, an illegal alien, pled guilty to hit-and-run manslaughter that killed a 4-year-old in Santa Rosa, California. Lopez had two prior arrests for driving without a license and without insurance, most recently in June 2010. At that time he was given a one-year conditional sentence. He faces a 5 year sentence. (Sacramento Bee, May 14, 2012, KSRO News, May 11, 2012)

May 2012 — Pedro Espinoza, an illegal alien gang member in Los Angeles was convicted of murder for the cold-blooded shooting of Jamiel Shaw in 2008. Espinoza had been previously jailed for “brandishing a hand gun,” but had been released rather than the police contacting immigration authorities for his deportation. He faces a possible sentence of death or life imprisonment. (Los Angeles Wave, May 10, 2012)

May 2012 — Herculano Albarran-Martinez, a Mexican pled guilty to and was convicted of conspiracy to distribute cocaine in North Carolina. He was sentenced to 20 years in prison. (ICE News Release, May 7, 2012)

May 2012 — In San Francisco, Edwin Ramos, an illegal alien member of the MS-13 gang, was convicted of three murders and one attempted murder in a gang-related shooting. He was sentenced to three consecutive life sentences in prison without possibility of parole. Ramos previously had been detained by police authorities as a juvenile for the felonies of assault and attempted robbery but not turned over to immigration authorities for deportation because of the city’s sanctuary policy. Reports also indicate that the FBI had information that Ramos previously had gunned down a rival gang member and sold cocaine. (Washington Post, May 9, 2012: KSBW, June 11, 2012; San Francisco Chronicle July 1, 2012.)

May 2012 — Victor Velasquez, an illegal alien, pled guilty and was sentenced to nine month in jail for causing an accident while drunk driving and fleeing the scene of the accident in Ohio. He had a fake driver’s license and a Guatemalan identity document. (IndeOnline.com, May 7, 2012)

April 2012 — Jose Luis Hernandez-Dominguez, a Mexican illegal alien living in Hawaii, was sentenced to 10 years in prison for molesting (second-degree assault) a 5-year old girl. (NECN.com, April 19, 2012)

April 2012 — Juan Gonzalez, a Mexican illegal alien, has pled guilty in New Mexico to raping three children, but he will avoid imprisonment if his lawyer’s claim that he is incompetent and only should be deported is sustained. (KRQ News, April 17, 2012)

April 2012 — Alejandro Castro-Vega, an illegal alien, was sentenced to ten years in prison for operating a methamphetamine distribution ring in the Phoenix metropolitan area. (AP, April 10, 2012)

April 2012 — Jose Manuel Ayala, an illegal alien, pled guilty to statutory rape of a 12-year old girl in Escondido, California. He will be sentenced to one year in prison. (KGTV News, April 4, 2012)

April 2012 — Carlos Arturo Patiño Restrepo, a Colombian, was convicted in New York of three counts of conspiracy to violate United States drug laws; possession with intent to distribute, importation and international cocaine distribution. He was sentenced to 40 years in federal prison. (ICE News Release, March 6, 2012)

March 2012 — Patrick Nayyar, an illegal alien from India, was convicted in New York of conspiring and attempting to provide material support or resources to a foreign terrorist organization, conspiring to make or receive a contribution of funds, goods or services to Hezbollah, and conspiring to traffic in firearms and ammunition. He faces a possible maximum sentence of 75 years imprisonment. (Press Trust of India, March 29, 2012)

March 2012 — Geraldo Bravo Soto, an illegal alien pled guilty to hit and run driving in Pennsylvania and was sentenced to three years imprisonment and suspended all but four months. (DelMarvaNow.com, March 28, 2012)

March 2012 — Bernardo Israel Enciso-Mejia, a Mexican illegal alien who illegally reentered the United States on multiple prior occasions was sentenced to more than 77 months in prison. His most recent prior conviction was for an aggravated felony. (ICE News Release, March 9, 2012)

March 2012 — A Belizean, Moses Anthony Francisco, was sentenced in Illinois to 64 months in prison for illegally reentering the United States. He previously had been deported four times and had prior convictions for involuntary manslaughter, vehicular manslaughter, armed robbery, and attempted robbery. (ICE News Release, March 7, 2012)

March 2012 — Felix Solano-Gallardo, a Mexican illegal alien, pled guilty to involuntary manslaughter for killing a mother and child in a drunk-driving incident in Kansas City, Missouri. He faces a 35-year jail term. (FOX4KC News, March 9, 2012)

March 2012 — Eliazar Gonzalez-Leal , a Mexican illegal alien, was sentenced to 33 months in prison after being apprehended in Arizona. He was convicted in Washington State in 2010 for felony rape. He reentered the United States illegally after being deported. (KOVA News, March 8, 2012)

March 2012 — Reynaldo Garduza, a Mexican illegal alien, pled guilty in Mississippi to unauthorized re-entry after deportation. He had an extensive criminal record in the United States and had been deported three times previously. (ICE News Release, March 6, 2012)

February 2012 — Jose Angel Saavedra-Moreno, a Mexican, was sentenced in Texas to 210 months in prison after he pled guilty to possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance. (ICE News Release, February 22, 2012)

February 2012 — Felix Noel Arevalo-Cantarero, a Salvadoran illegal alien, was convicted in Maryland of illegal reentry after deportation following a conviction for first degree assault. He was sentenced to four years in prison. (ICE News Release, February 16, 2012)

February 2012 — Omar Quezada-Alcala, a Mexican, was convicted in Texas of cocaine trafficking. He faces a minimum prison sentence of 10 years to life. (ICE News Release, February 9, 2012)

February 2012 — Joel Hugo Robles-Perez, a Mexican, pled guilty in Texas to possession of marijuana intended for distribution. He faces a minimum of five years up to 40 years in prison. (ICE News Release, February 3, 2012)

February 2012 — Rigoberto Munoz-Vargas, a Mexican, pled guilty in Texas to possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. He faces a mandatory minimum sentence of 10 years imprisonment. (ICE News Release, February 2, 2012)

February 2012 — Omar Anwar, an Iraqi, was convicted in Syracuse, NY of first-degree rape, two counts of first-degree criminal sexual act, first-degree sexual abuse, second-degree unlawful imprisonment and third-degree assault and sentenced to 25 years in state prison. He will be deported upon release. (Post Standard, February 6, 2012)

January 2012 — Kesler Dufrene, a Haitian illegal alien, was implicated by DNA in the shooting murder of three persons in Miami in January 2011. He shot and killed himself when cornered by police following a subsequent unrelated break-in and shooting. Dufrene had a long arrest record and was previously convicted twice most recently in 2006 for burglary and was imprisoned until October 2010. He was released to immigration authorities for deportation, but following the earthquake damage to the country in January 2011, was released by because the Obama administration had stopped deportations to Haiti. (Miami Herald, January 22, 2012)

January 2012 — Reyna Osorio Martinez, a Mexican, was sentenced in Texas to 235 months in prison for her involvement in trafficking methamphetamine into the U.S. from Mexico. (ICE News Release, January 23, 2012)

January 2012 — Simon Jasper McCarty, a British citizen, pled guilty in Hawaii to producing child pornography. He faces a sentence of 15 to 30 years in prison. (ICE News Release, January 10, 2012)

January 2012 — Pakistanis Irfan Ul Haq, Qasim Ali, and Zahid Yousaf, were convicted in the District of Columbia of providing material support to the Pakistani Taliban. Ul Haq was sentenced to 50 months in prison and Ali and Yousaf were sentenced to 40 and 36 months in prison respectively. (ICE News Release, January 5, 2012)

January 2012 — Michael Bagri, a Canadian, pled guilty in New York and was convicted of cocaine trafficking. The conviction carries a mandatory minimum penalty of 10 years in prison. (ICE News Release, January 4, 2012)

January 2012 — Raul Enrique Carballo, a Mexican illegal alien, pled guilty in Kentucky to second-degree assault for stabbing a person. Carballo reentered the U.S. illegally after being deported in 2009 following release from prison where he served nine years for stabbing his wife to death. (Daily News, January 19, 2012)

January 2012 — Salvador Portillo-Saravia, A Salvadoran illegal alien and MS-13 gang member, pled guilty to rape and sodomy of an 8-year old girl in Fairfax County, Va. He had previously been deported to El Salvador in 2003. He had been jailed for public drunkenness a month before the crime but his fingerprints submitted in the Secure Communities program did not result in a match because his fingerprints from the deportation had not been digitized. (Washington Post, January 17, 2012)

January 2012 — ValeHeriberto Perez-Pinon, an illegal alien, was sentenced to 24 years imprisonment for hostage taking and extortion in connection with an alien smuggling operation in Texas. (AP in Houston Chronicle, January 10, 2012)

January 2012 — Valentin Escobedo, an illegal alien, was sentenced in Indiana to 53 years in prison for fatally beating his 2-year-old daughter. (South Bend Tribune, January 6, 2012)

January 2012 — Tyrone “Zero” Reynolds, an illegal alien from Belize, was sentenced in Illinois to life plus seven years in prison for kidnapping a Belizan drug dealer in Gary, Indiana. (Post-Tribune, January 5, 2012)

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