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ICE's top 5 news stories for the week ending May 17, 2013

May 16, 2013 – Nationwide manhunt for 'John Doe' child pornography suspect ends with HSI arrest in northern California, rescue of child

The Salinas man alleged to be the "John Doe" child predator sought in a nationwide manhunt made his initial appearance in federal court May 16 following his capture the day before, a little more than 24 hours after U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) issued a public appeal for leads in the case. Full Story

May 13, 2013 – ICE deports Mexican fugitive in Indiana wanted for aggravated homicide

A Mexican national unlawfully in the Unites States, who is a convicted cocaine dealer, was deported May 10 to Mexico where he faces charges of aggravated homicide for shooting a woman to death. This deportation was conducted by officers with ICE’s Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) in Chicago. Full Story

May 16, 2013 – ICE arrests Ecuadorian national wanted for raping a child in Baltimore

An Ecuadorian national residing in Baltimore, wanted for the brutal rape of a 9-year-old girl, was arrested May 15 by officers from ICE’s ERO. Full Story

May 15, 2013 – HSI arrests former customs inspector for defrauding more than 50 people by producing, selling fake documents

Special agents with ICE’s HSI are seeking more victims of a former U.S. Customs Service inspector who ran a false document scheme that defrauded more than 50 people out of about $100,000. Full Story

May 15, 2013 – National Police Week 2013: HSI special agent treks 1,000 miles to honor fallen officers

HSI Special Agent Ellen Pierson led a team of bicyclists on a journey of more than 1,000 miles from Florida to Washington, D.C., April 29 to May 12, coinciding with the kick-off of 2013 National Police Week May 12-18. Her mission: raise public awareness of law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty. Full Story