Illegal immigrant Eddie Carbajal-Lile is accused of killing 17-year-old Paul B. Watry in a hit and run. Witnesses say Carbajal-Lile had been drinking before the wreck. Two teens in the car with Watry were injured, 18-year-old Scot Mueller and 18-year-old Jillian Fitzmaurice.
August 31, 2007
August 30, 2007
Liberian immigrant Mahamu Kanneh is accused of molesting two girls, including an 18-month old baby. The judge in the case ordered Kanneh to be released. Immigration officials placed a detainer on the man and are now detaining him.
August 29, 2007
Eric Dewayne “E” Boyd, one of the suspects in the Channon Christian and Christopher Newsom rape and murder, is facing more potential prison time after being accused of assisting alleged murderer Lemaricus Devall “Slim” Davidson after the crime.
August 28, 2007
The family of a five-year-old girl tackled illegal immigrant Alberto Escobar after they say the girl’s mother caught Escobar kidnapping the girl through her bedroom window. Escobar lived in the same building and worked with the victim’s father.
August 27, 2007
After being diagnosed with tuberculosis, immigrant Francisco Santos refused treatment and said he would walk out of the hospital and head to Mexico, risking exposure to others with the contagious, potentially deadly disease. Santos was taken to jail and placed in a medical isolation cell. Officials are investigating his legal status.
Illegal immigrants Francisco Regollar, Juan Carlos Frausto, and Victor Manuel Gomez are charged with drug trafficking and other crimes after police raided a home and found 22 pounds of cocaine.
August 26, 2007
Police arrested illegal immigrant Raul Tovar after he was caught allegedly masturbating under a pedestrian bridge. He has been charged with indecent exposure.
August 25, 2007
Police have captured illegal immigrant Kelbyn Ramirez, a convicted drug dealer and suspected murderer, during a traffic stop in South Carolina.
August 24, 2007
A witness says Rodolfo Godinez, a suspect in the Newark triple murders, admitted to being a member of MS-13, a violent immigrant gang. The witness says when police led Godinez away, he yelled, “MS-13 forever.”
August 23, 2007
New Jersey police are now required to check the immigration status of suspects involved in serious crimes and report illegal immigrants to the federal government. The decision comes weeks after the alleged involvement of an illegal immigrant in the execution of 3 college bound students in Newark. Illegal immigrants in New Jersey are also suspected in a series of other recent murders and sexual assaults.