March 31, 2007
March 30, 2007
An illegal immigrant is suspected of drunk driving, running a red light and crashing into a Suburban. A 2-year-old was ejected from the victim’s vehicle and is now in critical condition.
Illegal immigrant Ruben Perez Rivera, accused of kidnapping, was mistakenly released from prison and deported. Within days he was back in the country and is now wanted for this week’s stabbing death of his cousin Theodore Cruz Perez.
March 29, 2007
An illegal immigrant who received a plea deal for his previous DWI violation and avoided deportation is now accused in a fatal car wreck. Ignacio Gomez-Gutierrez is accused of driving with a blood alcohol level three times the legal limit when he crashed into the back of another car, killing Maria Ortiz, her daughter Vanessa and Vanessa’s unborn baby.
Illegal immigrant Maribel Gomez has been found guilty of murdering her 2-year-old son Rafael “Raffy” Gomez and could face up to 26 years in prison. Raffy had been placed in foster care three times after suffering multiple broken bones but was returned each time until his mother killed him.
March 28, 2007
In August, illegal immigrant waiter Vladimir A. Teixeira was accused of drugging and raping a co-worker. He has now pleaded guilty and has been sentenced to four years in prison. He will be deported after he finishes his prison time.
March 27, 2007
The kidnapping of Clay Moore by an illegal immigrant has inspired a proposal for a new law. Under The Clay Moore Child Abduction Prevention Act proposed by U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, illegal immigrants convicted of kidnapping children would face a 30-year mandatory minimum sentence.
March 26, 2007
Three Muslim teens were arrested for repeatedly raping a 13-year-old Belgian girl. After the arrests, they said they would not have raped her if she had been Muslim.
Police say Guyanese immigrant Hemant Megnath raped Natasha Ramen two years ago and then came back last week and slit her throat before she could testify against him. Natasha lived long enough to reach a neighbor’s house but later died.
March 25, 2007
Illegal immigrant Pedro Ramirez is accused of sexually assaulting a female guest at Marriott Grande Vista Resorts where he works. Detectives say he followed a woman from the pool to her room where he groped her and threatened her with a knife.