ICE Headline News Feed by State - Massachusetts https://www.ice.gov/ en Copyright 2020 Thu, 29 Sep 2022 07:16:07 -0400 Tue, 05/31/2022 - 13:06 ICE ERO Boston arrests criminal fugitive near Somerville, Massachusetts, convicted in Brazil on child rape charges https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-ero-boston-arrests-criminal-fugitive-near-somerville-massachusetts-convicted Officers with the ICE ERO Boston field office arrested Vagner Brito Paixao in Somerville, Massachusetts on May 25, a criminal fugitive previously convicted and sentenced to serve 14 years in prison on child rape charges in Brazil. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-ero-boston-arrests-criminal-fugitive-near-somerville-massachusetts-convicted Tue, 05/31/2022 - 13:06 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Massachusetts ICE ERO Boston arrests 2 convicted fugitives wanted by Brazilian authorities for murder, robbery https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-ero-boston-arrests-2-convicted-fugitives-wanted-brazilian-authorities-murder In 2020, Deivide Lino-Ribeiro, 31, was convicted in Brazil for homicide and aggravated robbery in a violent 2014 gas station robbery in the City of Mantena, Brazil that resulted in the death of a gas station cashier. His brother James Lino-Ribeiro, 28, who was an accomplice to his brother in the robbery, was also convicted in Brazil in 2020 of aggravated robbery in the attack. Deivide Lino Ribeiro , James Lino Ribeiro https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-ero-boston-arrests-2-convicted-fugitives-wanted-brazilian-authorities-murder Fri, 05/20/2022 - 15:50 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Massachusetts ICE ERO and FBI arrest Colombian fugitive in Massachusetts wanted for murder after 27 years on the run https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-ero-and-fbi-arrest-colombian-fugitive-massachusetts-wanted-murder-after-27-years William Hernando Usma Acosta, 61, who fled Colombia following the June 19, 1994, murder of his wife, Laura Rose Agudelo, in Medellin, Colombia, and the attempted murder of his daughter, has been residing in Belmont, Massachusetts, under the alias Carlos Alberto Rendon. The murder was the result of a domestic violence incident in which Usma Acosta shot and killed his wife, and then shot his daughter as she tried to intervene. He fled Colombia shortly after the incident and is the subject of an Interpol Red Notice. William Hernando Usma Acosta , William Hernando Usma Acosta https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-ero-and-fbi-arrest-colombian-fugitive-massachusetts-wanted-murder-after-27-years Wed, 04/13/2022 - 15:47 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Massachusetts ICE ERO Boston removes foreign fugitive gang member felon wanted in Mexico for kidnapping https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-ero-boston-removes-foreign-fugitive-gang-member-felon-wanted-mexico-kidnapping Mexican national Jose Manuel Rodriguez-Hermosillo, 39, was previously returned to Mexico from the United States and later unlawfully re-entered the country, was removed to Mexico and turned over to Mexican law enforcement authorities by ERO Boston deportation officers on March 1. Jose Manuel Rodriguez-Hermosillo , Jose Manuel Rodriguez-Hermosillo https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-ero-boston-removes-foreign-fugitive-gang-member-felon-wanted-mexico-kidnapping Fri, 03/04/2022 - 13:49 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Massachusetts ICE ERO Boston arrests Guatemalan national wanted for sexual assault of 2 girls in Guatemala https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-ero-boston-arrests-guatemalan-national-wanted-sexual-assault-2-girls-guatemala Carlos Horacio Suarez Monroy, a 38-year-old Guatemalan national, was arrested by ERO’s Boston Fugitive Operations South Team near his residence in Winthrop, Massachusetts, Jan. 20. Carlos Horacio Suarez Monroy https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-ero-boston-arrests-guatemalan-national-wanted-sexual-assault-2-girls-guatemala Wed, 02/02/2022 - 13:23 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Massachusetts One of ICE’s 10 most wanted arrested in Massachusetts https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/one-ices-10-most-wanted-arrested-massachusetts Friendly Grandoit, 42, was arrested on March 19, 2021, and charged with one count of illegal re-entry into the United States after deportation. Grandoit was detained following an initial appearance before U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge Marianne B. Bowler. One of ICE’s 10 most wanted arrested in Massachusetts , One of ICE’s 10 most wanted arrested in Massachusetts https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/one-ices-10-most-wanted-arrested-massachusetts Thu, 03/25/2021 - 17:05 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Massachusetts ICE removes unlawfully present Salvadoran national from Massachusetts wanted for murder in his country https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-removes-unlawfully-present-salvadoran-national-massachusetts-wanted-murder-his Marvin Alexander Figueroa-Mazariego, 40, was flown on a charter flight coordinated by ICE Air Operations from Alexandria, Louisiana, to the El Salvador International Airport in San Salvador, El Salvador. Upon arrival, he was turned over to Salvadoran authorities. Marvin FIGUEROA , Marvin FIGUEROA https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-removes-unlawfully-present-salvadoran-national-massachusetts-wanted-murder-his Tue, 12/29/2020 - 16:29 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Massachusetts Massachusetts man sentenced to 5 years in federal prison for distributing child pornography following ICE investigation https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/massachusetts-man-sentenced-5-years-federal-prison-distributing-child-pornography Leonidas N. Mavrogenis, Jr., 62, of Salem, Massachusetts, was sentenced to five years in prison for distribution of child pornography, it was announced by Michael Shea, acting special agent in charge, ICE's HSI Boston and Scott W. Murray U.S. attorney for New Hampshire in a New Hampshire federal court Sept. 22. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/massachusetts-man-sentenced-5-years-federal-prison-distributing-child-pornography Thu, 09/24/2020 - 13:00 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Massachusetts Sex trafficker sentenced to more than 15 years after joint ICE, federal and local investigation https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/sex-trafficker-sentenced-more-15-years-after-joint-ice-federal-and-local William Coleman, 49, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Mark G. Mastroianni to 186 months in prison and five years of supervised release. In February 2020, Coleman pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit sex trafficking and nine counts of sex trafficking. Coleman has been in custody since his arrest Dec. 23, 2018. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/sex-trafficker-sentenced-more-15-years-after-joint-ice-federal-and-local Mon, 09/21/2020 - 13:30 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Massachusetts ICE ERO Boston removes Irish national convicted in Northern Ireland bombing https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-ero-boston-removes-irish-national-convicted-northern-ireland-bombing Darcy Gearoid McMenamin, an Irish national and member of the Irish Republican Army organization, was removed after an immigration judge in Boston denied his request to remain in the U.S. June 3. McMenamin has a history of terrorism-related crime in Ireland, to include a conviction for participation in the bombing of a Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) police station near Omagh, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland, in 1993, for which he received a sentence of eight years in prison in Northern Ireland. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-ero-boston-removes-irish-national-convicted-northern-ireland-bombing Thu, 07/23/2020 - 10:00 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Massachusetts Massachusetts man charged with child pornography offenses https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/massachusetts-man-charged-child-pornography-offenses Bryan C. Mileikis, 33, of Bourne, Massachusetts, was charged in a criminal complaint with one count of receipt of child pornography and one count of possession of child pornography. Mileikis made an initial appearance via videoconference in federal court July 1. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/massachusetts-man-charged-child-pornography-offenses Wed, 07/01/2020 - 16:00 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Massachusetts Honduran child predator sentenced to 10 years following ICE HSI Boston, local police investigation https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/honduran-child-predator-sentenced-10-years-following-ice-hsi-boston-local-police Dagoberto Duarte Espinal, 23, an illegally-present citizen of Honduras, was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for transportation of a minor with the intent to engage in illegal sexual activity in U.S. District Court in Concord, New Hampshire on June 17. Duarte, who has an active final order of removal issued against him, will face removal from the United States pending completion of his sentence. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/honduran-child-predator-sentenced-10-years-following-ice-hsi-boston-local-police Wed, 06/17/2020 - 11:45 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Massachusetts ICE arrests, removes Salvadoran gang member wanted for homicide https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-arrests-removes-salvadoran-gang-member-wanted-homicide Hector Edgardo Martinez-Cuellar, 26, from El Salvador, and a member of the transnational criminal street gang known as the “18th Street” gang, was wanted by Salvadoran law enforcement authorities on aggravated homicide and terrorist organization-related charges. ICE arrests, removes Salvadoran gang member wanted for homicide , ICE arrests, removes Salvadoran gang member wanted for homicide , ICE arrests, removes Salvadoran gang member wanted for homicide https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-arrests-removes-salvadoran-gang-member-wanted-homicide Tue, 05/05/2020 - 16:00 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Massachusetts ICE Boston arrests Zimbabwean national indicted for rape https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-boston-arrests-zimbabwean-national-indicted-rape Alois Mutare, 42, a citizen of Zimbabwe, was arrested during routine enforcement actions targeting at-large criminal aliens, illegal reentrants and other immigration violators in New England. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-boston-arrests-zimbabwean-national-indicted-rape Mon, 03/09/2020 - 07:30 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Massachusetts Guatemalan national convicted of kidnapping, murder charged with re-entry https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/guatemalan-national-convicted-kidnapping-murder-charged-re-entry Ingrid Corzo-Armas, 49, who had previously been convicted and served a state prison sentence in California on kidnapping and murder charges, was charged with one-count of illegal reentry by the Office of U.S. Attorney for the District of Massachusetts Andrew E. Lelling. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/guatemalan-national-convicted-kidnapping-murder-charged-re-entry Wed, 02/26/2020 - 09:15 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Massachusetts ICE issues subpoenas to obtain information refused under Connecticut’s sanctuary policies https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-issues-subpoenas-obtain-information-refused-under-connecticuts-sanctuary-policies ICE uses statutorily-authorized immigration subpoenas to obtain information as part of investigations regarding potential removable aliens. ICE has not historically needed to use its lawful authority to issue these subpoenas to obtain information from other law enforcement agencies as most law enforcement agencies throughout the country willingly provide ICE with information regarding aliens arrested for crimes in the interest of public safety. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-issues-subpoenas-obtain-information-refused-under-connecticuts-sanctuary-policies Thu, 02/13/2020 - 11:00 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Massachusetts ICE removes Brazilian national wanted for kidnapping, robbery in Brazil https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-removes-brazilian-national-wanted-kidnapping-robbery-brazil Vagner Geniu-Abreu, 39, of Brazil, was previously removed September 24, 2010, after a federal immigration judge issued him a final order of removal. Illegally reentering the United States after being lawfully removed is a felony punishable by up to 20 years in prison. ICE removes Brazilian national wanted for kidnapping, robbery in Brazil https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-removes-brazilian-national-wanted-kidnapping-robbery-brazil Tue, 02/04/2020 - 10:45 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Massachusetts ICE removes suspected human rights violator to Guatemala https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-removes-suspected-human-rights-violator-guatemala Francisco Cuxum Alvarado, aka Francisco Cuxun-Alvarado, 64, who had been held in federal custody since his indictment in May 2019, pleaded guilty to one count of illegal reentry into the U.S. in Sep. 2019, and was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Indira Talwani to six months in prison. ICE removes suspected human rights violator to Guatemala , ICE removes suspected human rights violator to Guatemala , ICE removes suspected human rights violator to Guatemala https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-removes-suspected-human-rights-violator-guatemala Wed, 01/29/2020 - 14:30 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Massachusetts ICE removes Brazilian 4-time deportee wanted for attempted murder in home country https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-removes-brazilian-4-time-deportee-wanted-attempted-murder-home-country Simeao Marcos De Oliveira-Neto was removed from the U.S. Jan. 29, and transferred to Brazilian authorities. He is currently wanted by Brazilian authorities on charges of attempted murder and illegal possession of a firearm. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-removes-brazilian-4-time-deportee-wanted-attempted-murder-home-country Wed, 01/29/2020 - 14:15 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Massachusetts Buyers Beware! ICE HSI and CBP in Boston warn consumers about counterfeit goods during holiday shopping season https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/buyers-beware-ice-hsi-and-cbp-boston-warn-consumers-about-counterfeit-goods-during HSI Boston Acting Special Agent in Charge Jason Molina and CBP Director of Field Operations for Boston Michael Denning provided an overview of the work that HSI and CBP do to combat counterfeit items and products that violate intellectual property rights. Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Boston acting Special Agent in Charge Jason Molina and Customs and Border Protection Director of Field Operations, Boston Michael Denning highlight the risks of purchasing counterfeit property items, in front of recently-seized items . https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/buyers-beware-ice-hsi-and-cbp-boston-warn-consumers-about-counterfeit-goods-during Wed, 12/11/2019 - 16:30 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Massachusetts ICE removes former civil patrol leader accused of human rights abuses in Guatemala https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-removes-former-civil-patrol-leader-accused-human-rights-abuses-guatemala Samayoa Cabrera, a former civil patrol leader, has been charged in Guatemala for his alleged role in more than 150 human rights abuses, including torture, rape and extrajudicial killing, in El Quichè. ICE removes former civil patrol leader accused of human rights abuses in Guatemala , ICE removes former civil patrol leader accused of human rights abuses in Guatemala https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-removes-former-civil-patrol-leader-accused-human-rights-abuses-guatemala Mon, 12/02/2019 - 15:30 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Massachusetts Multiagency weapons and narcotics probe yields 32 Boston-area arrests, seizure of 79 illegal firearms https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/multiagency-weapons-and-narcotics-probe-yields-32-boston-area-arrests-seizure-79-0 HSI Boston acting Special Agent In Charge Jason J. Molina joined U.S. Attorney for Massachusetts Andrew Lelling, Joseph R. Bonavolonta, special agent in charge of the FBI, Boston Field Division, Colonel Kerry A. Gilpin, superintendent of the Massachusetts State Police, Commissioner Carol Mici of the Massachusetts Department of Corrections, and Lawrence, Mass. Police Chief Roy P. Vasque in announcing the results of the operation at the John Joseph Moakley U.S. federal court building in Boston Nov. 15. (Left to right:) Joseph R. Bonavolonta, Special Agent in Charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Boston Field Division; HSI Boston acting Special Agent In Charge Jason J. Molina, and U.S. Attorney for Massachusetts Andrew E. Lelling announce results of investigation at U.S. federal court in Boston November 15. , HSI Boston acting Special Agent in Charge Jason J. Molina outlines HSI’s participation in the long-running investigation as Federal Bureau of Investigation, Boston Field Division Special Agent In Charge Joseph R. Bonavolonta (left) and U.S. Attorney for Massachusetts Andrew E. Lelling (right) listen. , Illegal firearms seized as part of the joint local, state and federal investigation are displayed at the press conference announcing results of the investigation in Boston. , Illegal firearms seized as part of the joint local, state and federal investigation are displayed at the press conference announcing results of the investigation in Boston. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/multiagency-weapons-and-narcotics-probe-yields-32-boston-area-arrests-seizure-79-0 Fri, 11/15/2019 - 15:30 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Massachusetts ICE arrests 19 in Massachusetts during 4-day operation targeting criminal aliens with drug offenses https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-arrests-19-massachusetts-during-4-day-operation-targeting-criminal-aliens-drug Those arrested during the enforcement action hail from seven different countries – Bahamas (1), Brazil (4), Cape Verde (4), Dominican Republic (6), France (1), Guatemala (1), Haiti (2). ICE arrests 19 in Massachusetts during 4-day operation targeting criminal aliens with drug offenses https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-arrests-19-massachusetts-during-4-day-operation-targeting-criminal-aliens-drug Wed, 11/06/2019 - 10:00 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Massachusetts ICE ERO Boston arrests 80 criminal aliens during a targeted enforcement action focused non-cooperative jurisdictions across 6 New England states https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-ero-boston-arrests-80-criminal-aliens-during-targeted-enforcement-action-focused ICE focuses its enforcement resources on individuals who pose a threat to national security, public safety and border security. However, ICE no longer exempts classes or categories of removable aliens from potential enforcement. All of those in violation of immigration laws may be subject to immigration arrest, detention and, if found removable by final order, removal from the United States. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-ero-boston-arrests-80-criminal-aliens-during-targeted-enforcement-action-focused Thu, 09/26/2019 - 20:00 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Massachusetts International law enforcement effort leads to Brazilian takedown of significant human smugglers https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/international-law-enforcement-effort-leads-brazilian-takedown-significant-human The enforcement operation included the execution of multiple search warrants and the arrests of three prolific, Brazil-based human smugglers on Brazilian charges:  Abdifatah Hussein Ahmed (a Somalian national); Abdessalem Martani (an Algerian national); and Mohsen Khademi Manesh (an Iranian national). https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/international-law-enforcement-effort-leads-brazilian-takedown-significant-human Tue, 08/20/2019 - 16:30 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Massachusetts