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November 30, 2022
|Narcotics
On Nov. 28, a federal judge sentenced Gerardo Jimenez, 31, of Pharr, Texas, to serve up to 188 months in prison to be immediately followed by three years of supervised release.
November 30, 2022
|Enforcement and Removal
This enforcement operation was implemented to address unlawfully present noncitizens convicted of sex offenses. Cases amenable to federal criminal prosecution may be presented to the appropriate U.S. attorney’s office. Individuals listed here will remain in ICE custody pending immigration proceedings.
November 29, 2022
|Management and Administration
ICE's IHSC senior health policy administrator announced the American Academy of Nursing inducting Rear Adm. Aisha K. Mix into the 2022 Class of Fellows, Oct. 29. The announcement was made at the academy’s annual Health Policy Conference in Washington, D.C.
November 25, 2022
|Child Exploitation
Kody Ryan Kelso, 31, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Stephen R. Bough to 19 years and seven months in federal prison without parole. The court also sentenced Kelso to spend 15 years on supervised release following incarceration.
November 23, 2022
|Enforcement and Removal
Deportation officers with ICE's ERO New York Field Office apprehended 12 unlawfully present noncitizens convicted of sex offenses during a nationwide enforcement effort Oct. 22 through Nov. 4. The law enforcement action conducted by ERO resulted in a total of 138 arrests nationally, including some who had already been ordered removed from the United States but failed to depart.
November 23, 2022
|Enforcement and Removal
Record checks indicated that Abdiel Dela Garza-Hernandez entered the United States on an unknown date and at an unknown location without inspection from an immigration official.
November 22, 2022
|Enforcement and Removal
Officers with ICE's ERO Salt Lake City Field Office removed Alexandru Claudiu Pascu, 24, a citizen of Romania, from the United States.
November 22, 2022
|Enforcement and Removal
Rony Roberto Lagos-Corrales, a 35-year-old unlawfully present Honduran national, was flown from Alexandria, Louisiana, to the Ramon Villeda Morales International Airport in San Pedro Sula, Honduras. Upon arrival, he was turned over to Honduran law enforcement officials.
November 22, 2022
|Enforcement and Removal
This enforcement operation was implemented to address unlawfully present noncitizens convicted of sex offenses. Cases amenable to federal criminal prosecution may be presented to the appropriate U.S. attorney’s office. Individuals listed here will remain in ICE custody pending immigration proceedings.
November 21, 2022
|Enforcement and Removal
ICE ERO officers apprehended 15 unlawfully present noncitizens convicted of sex offenses, including those with an executable final order of removal, during a nationwide enforcement effort Oct. 22 through Nov. 4.
November 21, 2022
|Enforcement and Removal
Officers with ICE's ERO Seattle Field Office apprehended five unlawfully present noncitizens convicted of sex offenses during a nationwide enforcement effort Oct. 22 through Nov. 4. The law enforcement action conducted by ERO resulted in a total of 138 arrests nationally, including some with an executable final order of removal.
November 21, 2022
|Enforcement and Removal
ICE's ERO Los Angeles Field Office arrested 21 noncitizen sex offenders from Oct. 22 to Nov. 4 during a national operation targeting unlawfully present individuals who were previously convicted of sex offenses.
November 21, 2022
|Enforcement and Removal
Officers with ICE's ERO Salt Lake City Field Office apprehended five unlawfully present noncitizens convicted of sex offenses during a nationwide enforcement effort Oct. 22 through Nov. 4. The law enforcement action conducted by ERO resulted in a total of 138 arrests nationally, including some with an executable final order of removal.
November 21, 2022
|Narcotics
Austin Kober, 24, of Grand Island, Nebraska, was sentenced to a term of 228 months’ imprisonment following his conviction for distribution of 50 grams or more of actual methamphetamine following a joint HSI and law enforcement partner investigation.
November 21, 2022
|Narcotics
Robert Williams, 52, of Hastings, Nebraska, was sentenced to a term of 144 months’ imprisonment following his conviction for possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute.
November 21, 2022
|Narcotics
Raymond L. Moreno, 37, of Grand Island, Nebraska, was sentenced to 120 months in prison for one count of distribution of five grams or more of methamphetamine (actual) and 120 months in prison for one count of distribution of 50 grams or more of methamphetamine (actual), following a joint HSI and law enforcement partner investigation.
November 18, 2022
|Enforcement and Removal
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.
November 18, 2022
|Enforcement and Removal
Jose Sanchez Macias, a 36-year-old unlawfully present Mexican national, was transported by ICE officers Nov. 10 from the South Texas ICE Processing Center in Pearsall to the Eagle Pass International Bridge II in Eagle Pass, Texas. Sanchez was walked to the international line and turned over to Mexican law enforcement officials without incident.
November 18, 2022
|Human Rights Violators
HSI arrested a former high-ranking Somali army officer accused of multiple human rights violations against Somali civilians during the 1980s. Special agents arrested Yusuf Abdi Ali, aka Tukeh, Nov. 17 in Springfield, Virginia for those human rights abuses, which include extrajudicial killing; torture; cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment or punishment; and arbitrary detention.
November 17, 2022
|Enforcement and Removal
Mensah-Tohonou’s criminal history includes convictions for theft, robbery with a deadly weapon, drug possession with intent to distribute and second-degree assault. His record also contains numerous other weapons and drug convictions.
November 17, 2022
|Enforcement and Removal
ICE's ERO Houston Field Office arrested eight noncitizen sex offenders from Oct. 21-Nov. 4 during a national operation targeting unlawfully present individuals who have previously been convicted of sex offenses.
November 17, 2022
|Enforcement and Removal
This enforcement operation was implemented to address unlawfully present noncitizens convicted of sex offenses. Cases amenable to federal criminal prosecution may be presented to the appropriate U.S. attorney’s office.
November 17, 2022
|Enforcement and Removal
Officers with ICE's ERO Detroit Field Office apprehended six unlawfully present noncitizens convicted of sex offenses during a nationwide enforcement effort Oct. 22 through Nov. 4. The law enforcement action ERO conducted resulted in a total of 138 arrests nationally, including some with an executable final order of removal.
November 17, 2022
|Enforcement and Removal
ICE's ERO officers in Denver apprehended two unlawfully present noncitizens convicted of sex offenses, including those with executable final orders of removal, during a nationwide enforcement effort from Oct. 22 through Nov. 4.
November 17, 2022
|Child Exploitation
For more than two decades, Homeland Security Investigations Kansas City has protected the public from crimes of victimization and strategically targeted and investigated individuals and networks that engage in child exploitation. Recently, the United Nations officially declared Nov. 18 to be the World Day for the Prevention of and Healing from Child Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Violence. The U.N. proclaimed the day to shine a light on child sexual exploitation and abuse and bring together stakeholders, such as HSI, from around the world to prevent it.
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Updated: 07/26/2021