Archive Crimes of Illegal Aliens 2007

 
  • December 2007 — Jonathan Naravez-Pena., an illegal immigrant, pled guilty to the charge vehicular manslaughter in Nashville, Tennessee. In October, while driving under the influence, Pena crashed into a car killing a young man and his son. In exchange for his plea, prosecutors recommend a prison time of sixteen years (News Channel 5, December 18, 2007).

  • December 2007 — Rafael Avelino Gines, an illegal immigrant, was sentenced to sixteen months in prison for a felony hit and run occurring on November 28th. After serving his sentence he faces deportation charges. (KATU, December 17, 2007)

  • December 2007 — Jose Santa Portillo-Chicas, a Salvadorian illegal immigrant, pled guilty to capital murder in Stafford, Virginia. In exchange for his plea, Portillo-Chicas, a MS-13 gang member, was sentenced to life in prison (Media General News Service, December 13, 2007)

  • December 2007 — Rodolfo Ramirez, a Latin American illegal immigrant, confessed to a hit and run in Laurel Maryland occurring on November 25th. Ramirez, who had been living illegally for the past nine years, faces charges of manslaughter and lying to the police. (NBC-4, December 13, 2007)

  • December 2007 — Andres Hernandez Cabrera, an illegal immigrant, pled guilty to custodial interference and was sentenced to eleven months and twenty nine days. Cabrera was accused of kidnapping a baby and injuring two people in a crash on November 28th in Chattanooga Tennessee. Immigration Customs and Enforcement placed him on detainment, meaning he will likely be deported after the sentence. (News Channel 9, Chattanooga, Tenn., December 5, 2007)

  • December 2007 — Eddy W. Perez-Escobar, age twenty-seven, pled guilty to first-degree statutory sodomy, stemming from a child molestation case in Carthage, Missouri on July 26, 2006. In exchange for his plea, Escobar was sentenced to five years in prison, and was released to Immigration Customs and Enforcement for deportation proceedings. (The Joplin Globe, December 03)

  • November 2007 — Pedro Santos, an illegal immigrant from Mexico, pled guilty to the charges of vehicular manslaughter in Clayton, Missouri. In April, Santos, while driving under the influence, crashed into a car killing a young woman. (Belleville News-Democrat, November 27, 2007)

  • November 2007 — Alfred Ramos, an illegal immigrant, was sentenced to twenty four years in prison in Virginia Beach. On March 30, Ramos, while driving under the influence, crashed into a car, killing two teenagers. (Newport News Daily Press, November 20, 2007)

  • November 2007 — Jesus Mora Nava, an illegal immigrant from Mexico, pled guilty to molestation of a minor in Poway, California. (San Diego Union-Tribune, November 16, 2007).

  • November 2007 — Avenamar Perez, an illegal Mexican national, pled guilty to hit and run accident occurring on November 11th, when he crashed into a Memphis motorcycle policeman. (ABC News Channel 24 Memphis, November 16, 2007)

  • November 2007 — Oscar Lopez, twenty four, pled guilty to child endangering charges, stemming from a child sexual assault case in Bridgeton, New Jersey of August 31, 2006. In exchange for his plea, Lopez received three years in prison. Immigration Customs and Enforcement placed a detainment on the Mexican native, meaning he will likely be deported after the sentence. (The Press of Atlantic City, November 14, 2007)

  • November 2007 — Jose De Jesus Euzondo Balderas, nineteen year old illegal immigrant from Mexico, was convicted of felony death in Greensboro, North Carolina and sentenced to five years. Under the influence of cocaine and alcohol, he crashed into a parked car in September resulting in the death of two persons. (Greensboro, N.C. News-Record, November 14, 2007)

  • November 2007 — Jose Cruz-Garcia, a thirty two year old Mexican, was arrested in Nogales, Arizona in a drug seizure. A fingerprint scan and records check revealed that Cruz-Garcia was convicted in 1998 of raping a child in Washington. (Arizona Daily Star, November 2, 2007)

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  • October 2007 — Elbin Fabiel Ocampo-Cruz, a twenty-two year old illegal alien from Honduras, faces criminal charges, stemming from a wreck on Interstate 540 on October 25th. According to court records, Mr. Ocampo-Cruz, who earlier had been ordered deported, was on probation for several offenses at the time of the wreck. (WRAL, October 31, 2007)

  • October 2007 — Carlos De La Cruz Ramos, an illegal immigrant from Mexico, was sentenced for one year in Chesapeake for sex with a minor. (The Virginian-Pilot, October 30, 2007)

  • October 2007 — Adan Pineda-Doval, age twenty one of Michoacan, Mexico, was found guilty in federal court in Phoenix of 10 counts of transportation of illegal aliens resulting in death, one count of transportation of illegal aliens placing lives in jeopardy. (Yuma Sun, October 26, 2006)

  • October 2007 — Jose Abel Cobrea Somosa, a thirty-five year old illegal immigrant from El Salvador, was charged with attempted first degree murder of a police officer in Phoenix. (Arizona Republic, October 24, 2007) He was sentenced to 34 years in prison in 2009. (Arizona Republic, March 27, 2009)

  • October 2007 — Wilson Gilberto Alba-Cano, a twenty-seven year old illegal immigrant, was arrested on Sunday in a drunk-driving fatal hit and run case, which killed a 5-year old and seriously injured three others, in Phoenix Arizona. (KHPO, October 21, 2007).

  • October 2007 — Eladio Reza-Reza, an illegal alien, was arrested on charges of sexual misconduct with a minor and burglary in Phoenix on October 12th. He is also a suspect in a string of rapes in the Chandler area. (KTAR, October 19, 2007)

  • October 2007 — Antonio M. Borja, a Salvadoran illegal alien, was arrested for murder in Georgetown, South Carolina. (WCIV, October 18th, 2007)

  • October 2007 — Altin Shabi, a twenty-seven year old Albanian illegal immigrant, was charged with criminal sexual assault and home invasion in Detroit. (Detroit News, October 15)

  • September 2007 — In Northwest Arkansas, 41 illegal aliens with gang ties to the Mexican Mafia, Sureno 13, Latin Kings and Mara Salvatrucha were apprehended for serious crimes. Some of the gang members had been previously deported, and some of those arrested were also charged with violating parole or probation . (Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, September 19, 2007)

  • September 2007 — Erik Jovani Martinez, an illegal alien deported in March 2006 after a prison term for a theft felony conviction, shot to death a Phoenix police officer September 18. Martinez was arrested in May 2006 after he sneaked back into the country, but the Scotsdale police apparently did not check his immigration status . (Arizona Republic, September 20, 2007)

  • September 2007 — Christian Molina, an alien deported in 2003 and 2005 (after a conviction for aggravated robbery in 2004, strangled to death another man in a drunken brawl in the Washington, DC suburbs . (Washington Post, September 7, 2007)

  • September 2007 — Porfirio Ramirez-Baca an illegal alien who was deported in 1997 was arrested for assaulting two teenagers in the Washington, DC suburb of Woodbridge. (Washington Post, September 7, 2007)

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  • August 2007 — Mauro Cisneros, a Mexican illegal alien, who had been deported in March 2003, was arrested in Sheboygan, Wisconsin for endangering children. He was identified as a member of the California-based Sureno 13 gang with a record that includes an arrest in Nevada for kidnapping, in California for burglary and in Texas for robbery twice charged with felony drug offenses and convicted and sentenced to prison in cases filed in 1999 and 2002. (The Sheboygan Press, August 22, 2007)

  • August 2007 — Eddie Carbajal-Lile, a 27-year-old Mexican illegal alien, is being sought for the drunken driving death of a teenager in Wisconsin . (The Sheboygan Press, August 22, 2007)

  • August 2007 — Juan Felix Salinas, a Mexican illegal immigrant, was charged with intoxicated manslaughter for the deaths of a family of three in Houston, Texas. He had been previously arrested twice earlier in the year for assault and public intoxication, and in March had been arrested for domestic violence, but was released by posting a 'non-arrest' bond. (Houston Chronicle, August 21, 2007)

  • August 2007 — Israel Rivera Balderas, a 20-year-old Mexican illegal immigrant, is being sought for the gang-related shooting death of a teenager in Vallejo, California. Rivera pled in June 2005 no contest to felony second-degree robbery and received probation. In January 2006, his probation was revoked after he was charged as being a felon in possession of a firearm and carrying a concealed weapon, and he was deported to Mexico. (Times-Herald, August 18, 2007)

  • August 2007 — Jose Lachira Carranza, an illegal immigrant from Peru, was charged with the execution-style murder of three youth and the wounding of a fourth in New Jersey. He could have been turned over to federal immigration authorities after he was earlier arrested three times on criminal charges (one charge of aggravated assault and two of sexual assault). He was released on bail at the time of the murders. Five others, including two Nicaraguans, have also been arrested for the murders. (The New York Times, August 19, 2007)

  • August 2007 — Manuel De Jesus Gonzalez-Geronimo, a Guatemalan illegal alien, surrendered a day after killing two construction workers and seriously injuring two others in a hit-and-run accident in Montgomery County, Maryland. He told police he ran because he “was scared and didn’t have a license. (Washington Post, August 15, 2007)

  • August 2007 — Alejandro Bautista, who admitted to entering the United States illegally from Mexico, was sentenced to 6 year in prison for criminal sexual assault and aggravated criminal sexual abuse against two teenage brothers. (Chicago Tribune, August 14, 2007)

  • August 2007 — Jose Carranza, a Peruvian illegal alien, was charged with the execution-style shooting of four teenagers, three of whom were killed. Carranza had been indicted twice earlier in the year for sexual assault on a child and for a bar fight. He was free on bond, and immigration authorities had not been contacted in his case. Another suspect in the shootings, Rodolfo Godinez, reportedly obtained legal U.S. residence in 2001 despite a lengthy arrest record. (AP news in Washington Times, August 14, 2007)

  • August 2007 — Alejandro Rivera Gamboa and Gilberto Arellano Gamboa, Mexican illegal immigrants, were charged with killing a teenage girl from Texas visiting in Oregon. Rivera Gamboa, who was in possession of an Oregon state ID, card had been arrested four times in Oregon since 2000 for drunken driving. Immigration authorities said they had never been contacted by Oregon authorities. (Associated Press Texas News, August 10, 2007)

  • August 2007 — Rocca Mejia Cinto, a 19-year old Mexican illegal immigrant was apprehended in Pennsylvania after fleeing from New York City where he is accused of “a senseless act of violence” in the unprovoked stabbing death of a 44-year old father of two. Authorities speculated that Mejia Cinto’s action was provoked by his involvement in gang warfare. (Standard Speaker, Penn., August 9, 2007)

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  • July 2007 — Nilssen Torres Paredes, an Ecuadorian illegal immigrant, pleaded guilty in New York to manslaughter for the drunken driving accident that killed two people when he struck a car while speeding and driving the wrong way. He had illegally reentered the United States after being deported in 1997 after a conviction on weapons charges. (Newsday, July 31, 2007)

  • July 2007 — David Raigoza Franco, a 34-year-old illegal immigrant, was charged with criminally negligent homicide and drunk driving for an accident that killed his 8-year old daughter. He was using false identification, but was identified through his fingerprints to have a criminal record and outstanding warrants for arrest including for probation violation . (KTVB.com 7/24/07 and KRTV News, July 25, 2007)

  • July 2007 — Gilberto Cruz, an illegal alien, was convicted of first-degree murder for the shotgun slaying of his former girlfriend in Colorado. He commented at his trial (as translated), “If I knew how to use the shotgun, she wouldn’t have died in the street, she would have been dead in the house.”

  • July 2007 — A 24-year old Mexican man was arrested in Arizona for entering the country illegally. He had been convicted in 2006 of child molestation in Florida and deported earlier this year.

  • July 2007 — Marcelo Mota, a Brazilian illegal immigrant, was arrested in New Jersey on charges of serial rape and sexual assault in cases in the Boston and New York City areas dating back to at least 2003 to which he has confessed. He arrived in 2001 on a visitor’s visa and stayed illegally. (The Boston Globe, July 17, 2007) 

  • July 2007 — Jose Valenzuela, a Mexican, was arrested in Ohio for having returned following his deportation for having been convicted in 1998 of “gross sexual imposition involving a juvenile girl. (The Dayton Daily News, July 11, 2007)

  • July 2007 — Ezeiquiel Lopez, a Mexican illegal alien, shot and killed a Kenosha County Deputy Sheriff. He had been jailed for violent crimes twice before but not deported. (The Bloomberg News July 6, 2007)

  • June 2007 — Sitlahuer "Chilo" O. Vazquez, an illegal alien, pled guilty to trafficking in cocaine in Marion, OH and was sentenced to 6 years imprisonment. (Marion Star, June 6, 2007)

  • June 2007 — Jesus Bernal, an illegal immigrant with two previous DUI convictions, was sentenced in Cincinnati to fifty-five years for vehicular manslaughter of three persons and serious injury to two others in June. (Cincinnati TV station WLWT, website consulted November 5, 2007)

  • June 2007 — Ricardo Contreras, an illegal alien crashed into two cars on I-40 in North Carolina while driving drunk. He had been deported twice before in 2004. (The NBC News Raleigh, June 6, 2007)

  • June 2007 — Michael Caldera Delatorre, an illegal immigrant who had been deported twice in the past three years, caused a highway crash in North Carolina that killed one and injured another driver. Caldera was drunk, had a fake ID, and was driving a stolen vehicle. (WRAL News, June 5, 2007)

  • April 2007 — Juan Crisantos-Ramos, a forty-six year old Mexican citizen, was arrested in Nogales, Arizona after reentering the county illegally. Crisantos-Ramos was convicted of second degree murder and burglary in New Jersey, and was deported in April after serving his sentence. (Arizona Daily Star, November 2, 2007)

  • February 2007 — Epigmenio Gomez, an illegal alien with a prior arrest record was charged with murder of a teenaged girl in Dearborn, Michigan. He was convicted and sentenced to life in prison on September 11, 2007.

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