Archive Crimes of Illegal Aliens 2008

 

  • December 2008 — Carlos Ceron Salazar, an illegal alien from Mexico, who was detained for public drunkenness in San Diego County, has been identified by immigration authorities as having been deported multiple times and, by DNA evidence, as responsible for an attempted rape of a jogger in December 2006. (MSNBC News, December 31, 2008).

  • December 2008 — Rodrigo Delacruz-Encarnacion, an illegal alien from Mexico, charged with hit and run driving while intoxicated, pled guilty to negligent homicide in the death of a motorcyclist he crashed into in Grand Haven, Michigan. He faces incarceration for two years. (Grand Haven Tribune, December 30, 2008).

  • December 2008 — An unidentified (because he is a minor) illegal alien, was convicted of killing a man (who happened to be a legal immigrant) in Sacramento while speeding and driving drunk and fleeing the scene of the crime. (The Sacramento Bee, December 27, 2008).

  • December 2008 — Four illegal aliens who had previously been deported were apprehended by the Border Patrol on December 23 in the Yuma, Arizona area. The four had been previously arrested a combined total of 40 times. One had been deported 4 times and had 3 narcotics convictions. Another, who had been deported twice, had prior convictions for possession of a controlled substance, corporal injury to a spouse, obstructing a peace officer, driving under the influence and possession of a dangerous weapon. A third, who had been deported once before, had prior convictions for attempted robbery, carrying a concealed firearm, driving under the influence and possession of narcotics for sale. The fourth had been previously deported following imprisonment for attempted possession of dangerous drugs for sale. (Yuma Sun, December 24, 2008).

  • December 2008 — Baltazar Marquez, an illegal alien, crashed into and killed a woman in Witchita, Kansas while driving drunk. He had been detained in September for four misdemeanors including driving without a license and insurance but released because local policy requires notification of ICE only in felony cases or ones that represent a severe threat to the community. (Witchita's KSN-TV website KSN.com, December 19, 2008).

  • December 2008 — Elvin and Rony Martinez, illegal alien brothers from Honduras, pled guilty to executing two people during the robbery of a brothel in North Carolina. Both were sentenced to 38 to 49 years in state prison. (The News & Observer, December 18, 2008).

  • December 2008 — Marcos Velasquez-Morales, an illegal alien from Mexico, pled guilty to raping a 9-year-old girl. He was sentenced in Alabama to 18 years in prison. According to immigration authorities, he had been deported in 2003. (Dotham Eagle, December 16, 2008).

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  • December 2008 — Santiago Hernandez, an illegal alien from El Salvador, was sentenced in Colorado to six years in prison for a drunk driving accident that caused a death. (Aspen Daily News, December 15, 2008).

  • December 2008 — Carmen Alejandro Garcia-Hernandez, a Mexican illegal alien, pled guilty to two counts of aggravated involuntary manslaughter and was sentenced to 10 years of imprisonment as a result of the deaths of two people caused by his driving while intoxicated. Following the crash that killed the two people and wounded others, Garcia-Hernandez attempted to flee the scene, but was subdued. (NBC 12 News, Richmond, December 9, 2008).

  • December 2008 — Yin Hoo Yap, an illegal alien from Malaysia and Kou Chwung Liu, a Chinese illegal alien, were sentenced to 27 months and one year, respectively in the state of Washington, for "conspiracy to transport individuals in furtherance of prostitution." (The Newcastle News, December 9, 2008)

  • December 2008 — Manuel Antonio Barahona, an illegal alien from El Salvador and a member of MS-13 gang, pled guilty to a knifing murder during a robbery in June. He was arrested for an unrelated drug offense also in June. (The Gazette, December 3, 2008).

  • December 2008 — Santiago Hernandez, an illegal alien from El Salvador, was sentenced in Colorado to six years in prison for a drunk driving accident that caused a death. (Aspen Daily News, December 15, 2008).

  • November 2008 — Fernando Deanda Moreno, a Mexican illegal alien, pled guilty to “criminally negligent homicide, assault and drunken driving” in Clackamas County, Oregon for an accident that killed one person. He was sentenced to 6 years and 3 months in prison. (Oregonian, November 21, 2008)

  • October 2008 — Ignacio Gomez-Gutierrez, an illegal alien, pled guilty to felony murder for the DUI death of a mother and her pregnant daughter. He was arrested after fleeing the scene of the accident. In 2005, when Gomez was arrested for running a stop sign and failed a breathalyzer test, he was allowed to plead guilty to a misdemeanor offense and was jailed for one year. He also served time for two previous DWI convictions but apparently was never deported. (Houston Chronicle, October 21, 2008).

  • October 2008 — Eleazar Perez-Delgado, an illegal alien, was sentenced to five years in prison for a hit-and-run accident that killed a pedestrian in Tulsa in September, 2007. (Associated Press, October 8, 2008).

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  • September 2008 — Francis Hernandez, an illegal alien from Guatemala, is imprisoned in Colorado for having caused an accident that killed three people, including a 3-year old. An investigation revealed that he was driving without a license, had 29 warrants for failure to appear at court hearings, and was fraudulently claiming to be a U.S. citizen. (Rocky Mountain News, January 13, 2009).

  • September 2008 — Alejandro Aleman, an illegal alien from Mexico, was sentenced to six to 23 months in prison in Pennsylvania for hit and run driving that injured a woman. He apparently fled to Mexico following the accident and was apprehended reentering the United States illegally. He pled guilty to the charges and will be deported upon his release. (Daily Record/Sunday News, September 29, 2008).

  • September 2008 — Alejandro Rivera Gamboa, an illegal alien, pled guilt to murder and aggravated abuse of a corpse for the murder of a 15-year-old girl by stepping on her throat until she stopped breathing. Months earlier Rivera had pleaded guilty to drunk driving and admitted he was in the country illegally. (KGW News, Portland, Oregon, September 17, 2008).

  • September 2008 — Roberto Hernandez-Hernandez, an illegal alien from Mexico, pled guilt to raping a woman who was asleep in Bellingham, WA. (Bellingham Herald, September 16, 2008).

  • September 2008 — Martin Cana-Chocoj, an illegal alien, pled guilt to rape in Fairview, NJ. (The Record, September 16, 2008).

  • September 2008 — Victor Navarro, arrested in April for a crime committed in 2002 was convicted of rape and sodomy and sentenced to eight years in prison after which he will be deported to Mexico. (North County Times, Escondido, CA, September 4, 2008).

  • August 2008 — Salomon Renterio Valdez, an illegal national of Mexico, was sentenced to four years in federal prison for unlawful re-entry of aggravated felon in Montrose, Colorado in August. Renterio-Valdez had been deported previously in 1996 for convictions of alien smuggling, molesting children, robbery, and drug trafficking. (ICE, August 25, 2008)

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  • August 2008 — Luciano Tellez, an illegal immigrant, was sentenced to 32-40 years in prison for felony homicide in Smithfield, North Carolina. In March, Tellez, while driving under influence, ran a stop sign killing a father and son. He fled the scene of the accident. At the time of his arrest, Tellez was wanted for violation of his parole on a drunken drive conviction in 2005 and he has a suspended license. After serving his sentence, Tellez will be deported (WRAL, August 22, 2008).

  • August 2008 — Leonel Zurita-Loeza, an illegal alien, was convicted of manslaughter and sentenced to 16 years in prison in Oregon for the death of another driver when he was driving under the influence of cocaine and alcohol. He had been previously convicted of a DUI offense less than a year earlier. (KATU-TV, Aug 12, 2008)

  • August 2008 — Victor Manuel Perez-Monroy, an illegal resident from Mexico, was sentenced to five years in federal prison for unlawful re-entry after a prior deportation. Perez-Monroy has an extensive criminal history in Arizona, including three convictions for burglary. (ICE, August 08, 2008)

  • July 2008 — Noe Juarez, a Mexican illegal alien, was sentenced to 20 years in prison in Sarasota, Florida for causing an accident while driving intoxicated that killed a young father and amputated the leg of his wife. (Herald-Tribune, July 30, 2008)

  • June 2008 — Richard Diaz-Garcia, an illegal immigrant from the Dominican Republic, was sentenced to nine months in prison in Wilmington, Deleware for shoplifting and afterwards will be turned over to immigration authorities. This will be the fifth time that Diaz has been deported. In 1999, he was convicted of drug related charges in the state and was deported. He was sent back again in 2002, 2004, and 2006. (Delaware Online, June 30, 2008)

  • June 2008 — Miguel Montez-Flores, a Mexican national residing in Silver Spring, Maryland, was sentenced to seven years of prison for illegal reentering the country after being deported. In 1997, Montez was twice convicted of drug charges and deported. Since then, he has illegally reentered the United States and convicted three times of DUI and various other motor vehicle and assault charges using an alias. Flores will be deported after serving his seven years. (Baltimore Examiner, June 27, 2008)

  • June 2008 — Martin Santos, an illegal immigrant from Mexico, pled guilty to rape of twelve year old in Washington County Criminal Court in Tennessee. He was sentenced to eighteen years in prison and faces deportation afterwards. (Tri-City News, June 26, 2008)

  • June 2008 — Gustavo Granados, an illegal immigrant from Mexico, pled guilty in Rhode Island to illegally reentering the United States after being deported in March. In 1992, Granados was convicted of second-degree child abuse in Rhode Island and twice deported. Granados was sentenced to forty-six months in prison and will be deported following the sentence. (Providence, Rhode Island, June 21, 2008)

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  • May 2008 — Jose Lachira Carranza, an illegal immigrant from Peru, was sentenced to eight years in prison for assaulting two men during a bar fight in West Orange 2006. This is not Carranaza’s first foray into crime. Currently, he is indicted on charges of sexual assault on a minor, as well as a prime suspect in the triple slayings in Newark. (New York Times, May 13, 2008)

  • May 2008 — Ignacio Merendon-Zerega,an illegal immigrant from Mexico, was sentenced to fifteen years in prison for felony homicide in Oregon. In December, Merendon, while driving under the influence, crashed his car, killing one person. According to court records, Merendon had six previous drunk driving convictions, a hit and run conviction, repeated license suspensions and revocations, and a previous deportation to Mexico. ( News-Register, May 06, 2008).

  • April 2008 — Eduardo Gutierrez, an illegal alien, was convicted of manslaughter in a drunk driving accident in Oregon. He was sentenced to eight years in prison. (Register-Guard, April 30, 2008)

    • April 2008 — Francisco Ruben Morales Ramos, an illegal Mexican national, pled guilty to second degree murder and armed criminal action in St. Joseph, Missouri. Last February, Ramos stabbed his roommate with a kitchen knife in their apartment. Ramos was sentenced to life plus twenty years. (St. Joseph News Press, April 30, 2008)

    • April 2008 — Anunciacion Santos Turcios, an illegal immigrant from El Salvador, pled guilty to second degree murder in Newport News, Virginia. After an altercation with his roommate, he killed him with a pick ax. He faces charges up to forty years for the crime. (Newport News, April 07, 2008)

    • April 2008 — Miguel Paz-Calderon, a nineteen year old illegal immigrant, pled guilty to hit and run in San Rafael, California. In February, Paz backed his van from a garage into a passerby, pinning her between his bumper and a pillar. He fled the scene but was detained by residents until police could arrive. He was sentenced to six months in jail and could face deportation. (Martin Independent Journal, April 02, 2008).

    • March 2008 — Stephen David Royds, an illegal alien from New Zealand, pled guilty to cocaine possession and distribution in Newport Beach, California At the time he was wanted for narcotics charges in Colorado. He was sentenced to four years in prison in 2008, but was released and deported in 2010. (Orange County Register, March 10, 2008, Associated Press, July 2, 2010)

    • March 2008 — Eddie Carbajal-Lile, an illegal immigrant from Mexico, pled guilty to felony homicide in Lima, Wisconsin. Last summer while driving under the influence, Carbajal-Lile struck a car with three teenage passengers, killing one person. After the wreck, he fled the scene and was apprehended two weeks late in Ohio. Prosecutors have recommended a sentence of ten years (Sheybogan Press, March 25, 2008)

    • March 2008 — In Redding Pennsylvania, Jose Salvador Alcantar-Ruiz, twice deported illegal alien from Mexico, pled guilty to false impersonation, vehicular manslaughter without gross negligence, and obstructing an officer. In March, Alcantar-Ruiz unintentionally ran over a three year old child. When questioned, he gave police offers someone elses drivers license. He was sentenced to sixteen months in prison and will face deportation. (The Associated Press, March 21, 2008)

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    • March 2008 — Diego Pillico, illegal immigrant from Ecuador, pled guilty to first degree manslaughter in New York City. Caught trying to steal money from a client’s purse, Pillico murdered her and attempted to disguise it as a suicide. In exchange for his plea, Pillico was sentenced to twenty-five years in prison (WCAX TV, March 13, 2008).

    • February 2008 — Santos Wenceslao Guzman, a Salvadoran illegal alien, was sentenced to 15 years in prison (with all but 3-1/2 years suspended) for aggravated sexual battery against an 8-year old girl in Bedford County, Virginia. (Lynchburg News & Advance, February 5, 2008)

    • February 2008 — Richard Toledo, an illegal immigrant from Mexico, pled guilty to two counts of murder and one count of kidnapping in Stafford, New Jersey. On January of 2006, Toledo murdered two young brothers and kidnapped their mother by knifepoint. He faces up to thirty years and life in prison for the murders, and an additional thirty years for the kidnapping. (Asbury and Park Press, February 9, 2008).

    • February 2008 — Howard County Circuit Judge Lenore R. Gelfman rejected Eduardo Raul Morales-Soriano's plea agreement. While driving under the influence, Morales-Soriano, an illegal alien form Mexico, crashed into a car resulting in resulting in the deaths of a marine corporal and his date on Thanksgiving. In September, he pled guilty to vehicular manslaughter in exchange for an eight year sentence offered by prosecutors. If he goes to trial and is convicted all offenses, he could face up to twenty years in prison (Baltimore Sun, February 4, 2008)

    • February 2008 — Noe Garcia Moncada, an illegal alien, pled guilty to striking and fleeing the site of an accident in North Bend, Oregon. In October, Moncadaa struck and killed a Springfield couple as they walked to their hotel. After the crash, he hid his truck and attempted to flee to his native Mexico. The judge sentenced him to six years in prison, the maximum, for his crime. (The World, February 2, 2008)

    • January 2008 — Aleksejus Markovskis, a Lithuanian illegal alien, was sentenced to 15 years in prison for participating in the kidnapping and murder of Russian immigrants near Yosemite National Park. He pled guilty in 2004 and received less than a life sentence because did not commit the murders himself and he testified against others. (AP in San Francisco Chronicle, January 18, 2008)

    • January 2008 — Selvin Hernandez-Flores, previously deported illegal immigrant from Honduras, pled guilty to public intoxication and possession of marijuana in Cedar Springs, Iowa. The judge sentenced to fifteen months in federal prison. Hernandez-Flores had been arrested thirty five times, but thwarted law enforcement officials with his use of at least eighteen names and birth dates. (WCF Courier, January 24th, 2008)

    • January 2008 — Federico Balbuena, Mexican illegal immigrant, pled guilty to luring teenage girl to his home in Easton, Pennsylvania. He was sentenced to serve 7-14months, and federal authorities placed a detainment on his record meaning he will likely be deported after the sentence. (The Morning Call, January 19th, 2008)

    • January 2008 — Milton Estrada, an illegal immigrant from Mexico, pled guilty to inappropriately touching the sixteen year old daughters of his ex-girlfriend in Long Beach, New Jersey. He was sentenced to five years in prison, and federal authorities placed a detainment on his record, meaning he will likely be deported after his sentence. (APP, January 18, 2008)

    • January 2008 — Juan Us Ralios (also known as Minguel A. Marcano), an illegal immigrant from Guatemala, pled guilty to driving under the influence, no driver’s license, and falsification and obstruction of official business in Strasburg, Pennsylvania. Us Ralios was involved in a traffic accident in June that left a Dover man dead, and prior to that crashed into a tree while driving under the influence, where he used the other name (Times Reporter, January 4th)

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