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09/29/2017
San Diego, CA
Enforcement and Removal
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Jose Gonzalez-Avila, 22, formerly of Escondido, was transferred to the custody of Mexican authorities Sept. 29 by San Diego-based officers from the ICE Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) Special Response Team. Gonzalez-Avila is charged in a Mexican arrest warrant issued Oct. 1, 2012, for a homicide that occurred July 19, 2012, in Guanajuato, Mexico.

03/14/2014
San Diego, CA
Enforcement and Removal
A total of 48 individuals, including 42 convicted criminal aliens, were taken into custody during a weeklong enforcement operation carried out by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in San Diego this week.
07/08/2014
San Diego, CA
Enforcement and Removal
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Maximiliano Moreno Contreras, 37, was transferred to the custody of representatives from the Mexican Attorney General’s Office in Tijuana. An arrest warrant issued by authorities in Mexicali’s judicial district accuses Moreno of the April 16, 2001, stabbing death of a local man.
03/26/2010
San Diego, CA
Enforcement and Removal
Officers escort man arrested during operation targeting criminal aliens and immigration fugitives. Most of those arrested had criminal records in addition to being in the country illegally.
09/20/2010
San Diego, CA
Enforcement and Removal
A total of 39 criminal aliens, immigration fugitives and immigration violators are facing deportation following a three-day enforcement operation carried out by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Fugitive Operations Teams (FOTs) in San Diego County last week.
09/10/2015
San Diego, CA
Enforcement and Removal
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Tiburicio Juarez Chavez, 28, formerly of Encinitas, was transferred by San Diego-based officers from the ICE Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) Special Response Team to the custody of representatives from Mexican Procuraduria General de la Republica (PGR) and Mexican immigration officials at the San Ysidro Port of Entry. Juarez is charged in an arrest warrant issued in June with an aggravated rape committed in Oaxaca, Mexico, in May 2013.
07/21/2014
San Diego, CA
Enforcement and Removal
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Luis Fernando Quintero-Heras, 44, and Jose Adrian Mendoza Del Muro, 33, were transferred to the custody of representatives from the Mexican Attorney General's Office. The two men are charged in connection with separate slayings in Mexico.
06/05/2017
San Diego, CA
Enforcement and Removal
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Daniel Evaristo Soto-Hernandez, 35, was transferred to the custody of Mexican authorities by San Diego-based officers from ICE Enforcement and Removal Operations’ (ERO) Special Response Team.

05/23/2008
San Diego, CA
Enforcement and Removal
Among those arrested by the Fugitive Operations Teams locally was a 30-year-old Mexican national who was convicted in 1997 for robbery and sentenced to four years in state prison. Last year, Cesar Hernandez-Gallardo lost his appeal to remain in the United States and failed to depart after being ordered deported by an immigration judge. ICE officers also arrested a 37-year-old Mexican national at his residence in Escondido, whose criminal record includes a prior conviction for burglary.
08/26/2013
San Diego, CA
Enforcement and Removal
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Mateo Perez Hernandez, a Mexican national who fled to the United States to avoid prosecution for the bludgeoning death of a Mexicali, Mexico, man in September 2010, was turned over to Mexican authorities Monday following his recent capture in the Los Angeles area by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
05/25/2015
San Diego, CA
Enforcement and Removal
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Oscar Ramirez Cuc, 22, was transferred to the custody of Interpol officers immediately following his arrival in Guatemala.
05/20/2011
San Diego, CA
Enforcement and Removal
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A Mexican national captured recently in Stanislaus County who is wanted for murder in his native country was turned over to Mexican law enforcement officials at the border south of San Diego Friday morning by officers from U.S. ICE. Jose Ramos Negrete-Arriola, 36, is charged with gunning someone down at a Mother's Day street dance...
06/23/2016
San Diego, CA
Enforcement and Removal
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Blas Alberto Lopez-Angulo, 46, of Tijuana, was transferred by San Diego-based officers on ERO’s Special Response Team to the custody of representatives from Mexico’s Procuraduria General de la Republica (PGR) and Mexican immigration officials at the San Ysidro Port of Entry.

07/03/2012
San Diego, CA
Enforcement and Removal
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Anel Violeta Noriega Rios, a fugitive female member of La Familia Michoacana cartel for whom Mexico offered a $5 million peso reward, is in custody in her native country following her capture in Los Angeles last week and subsequent deportation.
09/29/2008
San Diego, CA
Enforcement and Removal

SAN DIEGO - More than 1,000 criminal aliens, immigration fugitives, and immigration violators have been removed from the United States or are facing deportation today following the largest special enforcement operation ever carried out by U.S.

04/21/2011
San Diego, CA
Enforcement and Removal
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Miguel Mendoza-Sarabia, 33, and Alonso Mendoza-Sarabia, 25, two Mexican brothers wanted in their native country for a murder three years ago, were turned over to Mexican law enforcement officials at the San Ysidro border crossing Friday by U.S. ICE officers, four days after their capture in Monterey County.
07/27/2018
San Diego, CA
Enforcement and Removal

Consistent with the agency’s protocols, the appropriate state health and local law enforcement agencies have been notified about this death, as have the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Inspector General and ICE’s Office of Professional Responsibility.

07/31/2014
San Diego, CA
Enforcement and Removal
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Pedro Curiel-Herrera, 35, was transferred to the custody of representatives from the Mexican Attorney General's Office at the San Ysidro port of entry. Curiel is charged with homicide in an arrest warrant issued in January 1999 in the Mexican state of Jalisco.
05/06/2015
San Diego, CA
Enforcement and Removal
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Heriberto Gomez Galicia, aka Ramiro Gomez Lopez, 62, was transferred to the custody of representatives from the Mexican Attorney General’s Office (PGR).
04/21/2014
San Diego, CA
Enforcement and Removal
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Javier Diaz-Diaz, 41, aka Enrique Anaya-Velasquez, was transferred to the custody of representatives from the Mexican Attorney General's Office. In a warrant issued by authorities in the state of Jalisco in 2009, Diaz-Diaz is accused of raping two women in separate incidents.
06/16/2014
San Diego, CA
Enforcement and Removal
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Pablo Christian Larumbe Rojas, 34, was transferred to the custody of representatives from the Mexican Attorney General's Office. A warrant issued by authorities in Mexico City accuses Larumbe of murder and kidnapping in connection with the September 2010 disappearance of Carlos Palomares Maldonado, who purportedly owed the suspect's criminal confederates roughly $3,000.
08/17/2012
San Diego, CA
Enforcement and Removal
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A Mexican national, murder suspect captured in northern California last month was turned over to Mexican law enforcement personnel Friday at the San Ysidro border crossing by officers from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations.
10/02/2019
San Diego, CA
Enforcement and Removal

A 37-year-old Cameroon man in the custody of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) passed away Tuesday afternoon at Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center where he was undergoing treatment for a brain hemorrhage since Sept. 26.  

02/11/2008
San Diego, CA
Enforcement and Removal
Of the 147 foreign nationals taken into custody by the Fugitive Operations Teams last month, 67 had criminal records, including prior convictions for child sex offenses, burglary, drugs, domestic violence and firearms violations.
11/05/2013
San Diego, CA
Enforcement and Removal
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Jose Ramirez Chavez and Pablo Bernal Moreno were remanded to the custody of representatives from the Mexican Attorney General's Office by ICE ERO officers at the San Ysidro border crossing Tuesday morning under tight security.

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