ICE removes foreign fugitive wanted in Honduras for murder
LOS ANGELES — U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) Los Angeles Field Office removed an unlawfully present foreign fugitive wanted in Honduras for murder Nov. 18.
Noel Hernandez-Molina, aka Cristobal Molina, 40, was arrested by ERO Los Angeles ERO Foreign Fugitive officers, Dec. 22, 2021, pursuant to a targeted enforcement operation in Ontario, California. The ERO team received a lead referral identifying Hernandez as the subject wanted on behalf of the Government of Honduras for the offense of murder. Hernandez was in the U.S. unlawfully, having entered the U.S. without inspection on an unknown date and at unknown location. An immigration judge with the Justice Department’s Executive Office for Immigration Review issued a final order of removal for Hernandez on May 11.
On Nov. 18, Hernandez was flown from Los Angeles to Honduras on a flight coordinated by ICE’s Air Operations Unit. Upon arrival, the fugitive was turned over to Honduran officials.
Members of the public who have information about foreign fugitives are urged to contact ICE by calling the ICE Tip Line at 866-DHS-2-ICE or internationally at 001-1802-872-6199. They can also file a tip online by completing ICE’s online tip form.