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04/29/2019
Sioux City, IA
Enforcement and Removal

Luis Alberto DeLoera-Serna, 40, a Mexican man who is illegally present in the United States, was sentenced by Chief U.S. District Court Judge Leonard T. Strand, after pleading guilty on Jan. 11, 2019.

05/03/2019
Sioux Falls, SD
Enforcement and Removal

Moises De Jesus Ruiz-Mejia, 25, was arrested Wednesday evening outside his residence after ICE was recently alerted the Salvadoran government had issued an international arrest warrant naming him as one of 25 individuals wanted for aggravated homicide or attempted homicide of numerous victims, some of whom have yet to be identified.

11/03/2014
Springfield, MO
Enforcement and Removal
Alisha Johnson, 33, was sentenced to 78 months in federal prison without parole for her actions during the incident.
11/22/2017
Springfield, MO
Enforcement and Removal

Jose Manuel Ohajacao-Ramos, was transferred Nov. 9 to the custody of Guatemalan law enforcement officials by ERO officers in Guatemala City, Guatemala. According to Guatemalan authorities, Ohajacao-Ramos is accused of fatally shooting a store owner in his store in June 1997. Guatemalan law lists the charge as an assassination.

03/13/2014
Springfield, MO
Enforcement and Removal
On July 25, 2013, as one of the ICE ERO agents attempting to apprehend Francisco Sosa-Lopez approached him, Alisha Johnson drove her vehicle over the curb and into the agent, striking the agent on the left leg.
12/14/2012
St Louis, MO
Enforcement and Removal
As part of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) ongoing commitment to prioritizing the removal of criminal aliens and egregious immigration law violators, 18 convicted criminal aliens, immigration fugitives and immigration violators were arrested this week during a five day operation in Missouri.
09/13/2012
St Louis, MO
Enforcement and Removal
A Slovenian national, who is wanted in his native country for blackmail, was deported Tuesday by officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO).
04/11/2014
St Louis, MO
Enforcement and Removal
Of the individuals taken into custody, 15 were criminal aliens whose convictions include: sexual misconduct, felonious restraint, violating a protection order, felony driving under the influence causing bodily harm, battery, resisting arrest, criminal damage to property and illegal re-entry after deportation.
06/17/2016
St. Louis, MO
Enforcement and Removal
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In the St. Louis area, ERO officers arrested 34 individuals. Twenty-eight of the 34 have been convicted of crimes in the United States including: drugs, aggravated DUI, domestic battery, larceny and hit and run. The remaining six are agency enforcement priorities as recent border crossers. Eight of the 34 were previously deported from the United States and illegally re-entered.

08/04/2015
St. Paul, MN
Enforcement and Removal
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On June 17, the Des Moines Fugitive Operations Team arrested Ceu Awi Thang, 30, a citizen and national of Burma, who had been convicted for the sexual abuse of 15-year-old girl. He was sentenced to prison for ten years, two years of supervised probation and ordered to register as a sex offender on the Iowa Sex Offender Registry for the rest of his life.
12/08/2015
St. Paul, MN
Enforcement and Removal
Malam Mane Sanha was sentenced May 22 to 36 months imprisonment following a guilty plea for conspiracy to commit narco-terrorism; conspiracy to import cocaine into the United States; conspiracy to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization, specifically the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC); and conspiracy to acquire and transfer anti-aircraft missiles.
10/02/2015
St. Paul, MN
Enforcement and Removal
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Jose Alvarado is wanted in Coahuila, Mexico, in connection with the 2002 murder of Saul Chavez Rodriguez. The Procuraduria General de Justicia del Estado (PJGE) in Mexico issued a warrant for his arrest March 10, 2015.
11/26/2018
Tacoma, WA
Enforcement and Removal

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

05/03/2011
Tampa, FL
Enforcement and Removal
Erick Garcia-Sandobal, 29, a Honduran citizen and native, was sentenced Monday in U.S. District Court to 87 months in federal prison for being an aggravated criminal alien found in the United States without permission after deportation.
10/29/2012
Tampa, FL
Enforcement and Removal
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Arrests took place in the following counties: Manatee, Hillsborough, Hernando and Orange. The arrested individuals are from the following countries: Jamaica, Mexico, Haiti, Cuba and Ecuador.

04/09/2015
Tampa, FL
Enforcement and Removal
The sentencing hearing for Leonel Hernandez-Lopez, 36, of Bradenton, aka Jose Luis Carbajal, is scheduled for June 18. Hernandez-Lopez was indicted Sept. 5, 2013.
11/03/2016
Tampa, FL
Document and Benefit Fraud

According to court documents, Jose Avianeda-Espinoza, 44, a citizen of Mexico, fraudulently used a U.S. citizen’s identity for nearly 17 years to obtain a number of government identifications and to avoid deportation.

10/04/2016
Tampa, FL
Enforcement and Removal

According to court documents, Guillermo Lucas-Mazariegos, 31, of Guatemala, was previously removed from the United States to Guatemala in April 2008 and September 2010, and was also previously removed from the United States to Mexico in April 2011.

11/11/2009
Tampa, FL
Enforcement and Removal
The initiative, Secure Communities, is administered by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and enables ICE to determine whether an individual arrested by a participating state or local law enforcement agency is a dangerous criminal alien and take the appropriate action to remove the individual from the community.
07/31/2019
Tampa, FL
Enforcement and Removal
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“Our partnerships with jurisdictions across Florida allow us to better meet our public safety enforcement mission,” said ERO Miami Acting Field Office Director Mike Meade, for the Miami Field Office of ERO. “This is an example of law enforcement working together to make communities safer by keeping criminal aliens off our streets.”

05/10/2011
Toledo, OH
Enforcement and Removal
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on Tuesday began using a federal information sharing capability as part of the Secure Communities program in Stark and Tuscarawas counties.
11/14/2017
Toledo, OH
Enforcement and Removal
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Jorge Ochoa-Martinez 35, was transferred Nov. 14, to the custody of Mexican law enforcement officials by ERO officers at the Lincoln Juarez Port of Entry in Laredo, Texas. According to Mexican authorities, in 2006, Ochoa-Martinez and other suspects are accused of fatally bludgeoning a man with a screw driver. Authorities said the beating lasted for approximately 20 minutes.

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