State’s attorney Robert Haida is refusing to charge two black teens with a hate crime after they beat a white student on a bus when he refused to move from his seat. The white victim sat in an empty space beside a black student. The black student attempted to push the white student out of the seat. When the white student refused to move, the black teen repeatedly punched the victim. A few minutes later, another black student beat the victim as well.
September 18, 2009
March 3, 2008
Illegal immigrant Mario Antonio Ardon-Lainez is accused of raping a woman in her motel room.
December 5, 2007
A pattern is emerging among the presidential candidates. Those who are soft on border security and illegal immigration tend to be soft on crime in general.
Wayne Dumond was in prison after raping a cheerleader when Governor Mike Huckabee wrote to him. In the letter uncovered by National Review Online, Huckabee wrote “My desire is that you be released from prison. I feel that parole is the best way for your reintroduction to society to take place.” Drumond was later granted parole and soon after raped and murdered Carol Sue Shields.
April 22, 2007
Illegal immigrant Pedro Santos is suspected of driving drunk and slamming into the back of another vehicle, killing 21-year-old Nicole Elizabeth Allen and injuring two others.
April 1, 2007
Twenty-one year old Andrew Stear was in Florida on spring break when police say he was struck and killed by suspected illegal immigrant Hugo Rodriguez Colindrez, who was driving a stolen van. Police say alcohol was a factor in the crash.
November 18, 2006
After his arrest, illegal immigrant Isaias Diaz-Gutierrez was found to be wanted for murder and armed robbery when police checked his fingerprints against a national database.