ICE Headline News Feed by State - Michigan https://www.ice.gov/ en Copyright 2020 Thu, 16 Sep 2021 12:25:06 -0400 ICE ERO officers remove Salvadoran national wanted for homicide https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-ero-officers-remove-salvadoran-national-wanted-homicide Jonas Guillen-Guillen, 24, is a citizen of El Salvador who was in the United States without authorization and is a clear threat to public safety. ICE ERO officers remove Salvadoran national wanted for homicide https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-ero-officers-remove-salvadoran-national-wanted-homicide Fri, 04/16/2021 - 14:33 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Michigan Michigan man sentenced to 12 years in prison for possessing child pornography https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/michigan-man-sentenced-12-years-prison-possessing-child-pornography Brandon Scott Parsons, 28, of Bay City, Michigan, was also five years of supervised release by United States District Judge Thomas L. Ludington. Parsons pleaded guilty Dec. 23, 2020. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/michigan-man-sentenced-12-years-prison-possessing-child-pornography Fri, 04/09/2021 - 10:25 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Michigan HSI investigates a Michigan man for exploiting children results in 50 year sentence https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/hsi-investigates-michigan-man-exploiting-children-results-50-year-sentence Duane Richard Forrest, 48, of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, was sentenced to a total of fifty years for photographing and videotaping his sexual exploitation of two boys in their early teens. He was also ordered to pay $10,200 in special assessments. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/hsi-investigates-michigan-man-exploiting-children-results-50-year-sentence Thu, 04/08/2021 - 14:25 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Michigan Former University of Michigan professor indicted on charges of child exploitation of a minor https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/former-university-michigan-professor-indicted-charges-child-exploitation-minor Charged was Stephen Shipps, 67, of Ann Arbor, Michigan. Shipps was arrested this morning and will be appearing in federal court for his arraignment via Zoom at 1pm today. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/former-university-michigan-professor-indicted-charges-child-exploitation-minor Thu, 10/29/2020 - 16:02 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Michigan ICE HSI seizes website illegally selling weapon components, silencers from China in US https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-hsi-seizes-website-illegally-selling-weapon-components-silencers-china-us HSI Detroit seized the internet domain “http://lafoauto.com/” pursuant to an international arms-trafficking investigation. HSI determined that more than 350 suppressors seized by law enforcement across the county were purchased from the website and smuggled into the United States from China as automotive parts. ICE HSI seizes website illegally selling weapon components, silencers from China in US , ICE HSI seizes website illegally selling weapon components, silencers from China in US , ICE HSI seizes website illegally selling weapon components, silencers from China in US , ICE HSI seizes website illegally selling weapon components, silencers from China in US https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-hsi-seizes-website-illegally-selling-weapon-components-silencers-china-us Mon, 07/13/2020 - 14:00 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Michigan 50 kg of cocaine seized in ongoing probe https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/50-kg-cocaine-seized-ongoing-probe The cocaine was concealed inside a commercial vehicle. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/50-kg-cocaine-seized-ongoing-probe Fri, 06/05/2020 - 13:45 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Michigan 67 kg of cocaine seized as part of ongoing investigation https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/67-kg-cocaine-seized-part-ongoing-investigation HSI routinely works with its partner federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies to intercept dangerous drugs before they can reach local communities. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/67-kg-cocaine-seized-part-ongoing-investigation Fri, 06/05/2020 - 09:45 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Michigan ICE HSI seizes approximately 48 kilograms of cocaine https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-hsi-seizes-approximately-48-kilograms-cocaine Special Agents from ICE's HSI in Detroit, seized approximately 48 kilograms of cocaine on April 29. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-hsi-seizes-approximately-48-kilograms-cocaine Wed, 04/29/2020 - 17:00 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Michigan MS-13 member wanted for homicide arrested during 2-state enforcement efforts https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ms-13-member-wanted-homicide-arrested-during-2-state-enforcement-efforts An MS-13 gang member, in the country illegally and wanted in El Salvador for homicide, was arrested last week by ICE's ERO during ongoing enforcement efforts in Michigan and Ohio targeting at-large criminal aliens, illegal reentrants and other immigration violators https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ms-13-member-wanted-homicide-arrested-during-2-state-enforcement-efforts Tue, 02/11/2020 - 12:15 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Michigan Final defendant sentenced in ICE HSI University of Farmington investigation https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/final-defendant-sentenced-ice-hsi-university-farmington-investigation According to court records, from approximately February 2017 through January 2019, the defendants, a group of foreign citizens, conspired with each other and others to fraudulently facilitate hundreds of foreign nationals in illegally remaining and working in the United States by actively recruiting them to enroll into a metro Detroit private university that, unbeknownst to the conspirators, was operated by HSI special agents as part of an undercover operation. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/final-defendant-sentenced-ice-hsi-university-farmington-investigation Wed, 01/29/2020 - 15:00 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Michigan New special agent in charge named for Homeland Security Investigations Detroit https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/new-special-agent-charge-named-homeland-security-investigations-detroit ICE has named Vance Callender as the new special agent in charge over Michigan and Ohio for HSI office, based in Detroit. New special agent in charge named for Homeland Security Investigations Detroit https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/new-special-agent-charge-named-homeland-security-investigations-detroit Mon, 01/13/2020 - 08:45 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Michigan Detroit-area man charged with defacing ICE building https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/detroit-area-man-charged-defacing-ice-building Corey Cook, 30, appeared in federal court Thursday, in Detroit after a criminal complaint was filed, charging him with depredation of government property.  He was released on bond and preliminary examination has been set for Oct. 24. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/detroit-area-man-charged-defacing-ice-building Fri, 10/04/2019 - 11:15 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Michigan 2-state ICE targeted enforcement action nets 46 arrests over 5-day period https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/2-state-ice-targeted-enforcement-action-nets-46-arrests-over-5-day-period ICE's ERO deportation officers arrested 46 individuals during a 5-day targeted enforcement action that ended Sept. 25, targeting criminal aliens and other immigration violators. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/2-state-ice-targeted-enforcement-action-nets-46-arrests-over-5-day-period Thu, 09/26/2019 - 20:00 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Michigan Nearly 3-year manhunt ends in arrest of HSI most wanted fugitive https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/nearly-3-year-manhunt-ends-arrest-hsi-most-wanted-fugitive Darrick Bell, 50, aka Tone or Ghost, a U.S. citizen, was the subject of a nearly three-year manhunt, following the takedown of a large-scale human trafficking operation at the now-demolished Victory Inn Motel in Detroit. Nearly 3-year manhunt ends in arrest of HSI most wanted fugitive https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/nearly-3-year-manhunt-ends-arrest-hsi-most-wanted-fugitive Thu, 08/01/2019 - 13:15 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Michigan 2 Michigan companies partner with IMAGE program https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/2-michigan-companies-partner-image-program IMAGE stands for ICE Mutual Agreement between Government and Employers. As part of this agreement, STEC USA and Tranor Industries, have pledged to maintain a secure and stable workforce and curtail the employment of unauthorized workers through outreach and education. 2 Michigan companies partner with IMAGE program , 2 Michigan companies partner with IMAGE program https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/2-michigan-companies-partner-image-program Mon, 06/24/2019 - 10:30 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Michigan Homeland Security officials launch new Detroit task force to protect national security, thwart counterfeits https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/homeland-security-officials-launch-new-detroit-task-force-protect-national-security In an effort to mitigate vulnerabilities within the commerce stream that threaten the nation’s consumers and to protect national security, Homeland Security officials recently launched its Global Trade Task Force (GTTF), an ICE HSI-led multi-agency effort that leverages robust import and export controls and investigative authorities to combat illicit commercial activities. Homeland Security officials launch new Detroit task force to protect national security, thwart counterfeits https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/homeland-security-officials-launch-new-detroit-task-force-protect-national-security Mon, 03/11/2019 - 13:45 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Michigan ICE arrests 3 released in western Michigan after detainers ignored https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-arrests-3-released-western-michigan-after-detainers-ignored Deportation officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) have arrested three criminal aliens in western Michigan over the last several weeks after they were released from Kent County Sheriff’s custody with an active immigration detainer in place. ICE arrests 3 released in western Michigan after detainers ignored https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-arrests-3-released-western-michigan-after-detainers-ignored Thu, 02/28/2019 - 16:30 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Michigan 8 individuals indicted for exploiting the US student visa system https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/8-individuals-indicted-exploiting-us-student-visa-system Charged in the indictments were: Barath Kakireddy, 29, of Lake Mary; Suresh Kandala, 31, of Culpeper; Phanideep Karnati, 35, of Louisville, Kentucky; Prem Rampeesa, 26, of Charlotte, North Carolina; Santosh Sama, 28, of Fremont, California; Avinash Thakkallapally, 28, of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; Aswanth Nune, 26, of Atlanta, Georgia; and Naveen Prathipati, 26, of Dallas, Texas. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/8-individuals-indicted-exploiting-us-student-visa-system Wed, 01/30/2019 - 11:00 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Michigan 2-state ICE operation nets 105 arrests over 10-day period https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/2-state-ice-operation-nets-105-arrests-over-10-day-period The arrestees (96 males and nine females) included nationals from 21 countries: Albania, Burma, China, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, India, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Macedonia, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mexico, Suriname, Vietnam, and Yemen. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/2-state-ice-operation-nets-105-arrests-over-10-day-period Thu, 09/27/2018 - 14:15 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Michigan 2 Michigan companies partner with ICE IMAGE program, 60 attend informational forum https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/2-michigan-companies-partner-ice-image-program-60-attend-informational-forum In addition to the recognition of SERVEPRO and Pilot Freight Services, more than 60 Detroit-area employers attended an open house where they heard expert presentations about Form I-9 training, USCIS E-Verify updates, Office of Special Counsel training and fraudulent document detection training. 2 Michigan companies partner with ICE IMAGE program, 60 attend informational forum https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/2-michigan-companies-partner-ice-image-program-60-attend-informational-forum Tue, 09/25/2018 - 11:30 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Michigan Michigan woman charged with witness intimidation https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/michigan-woman-charged-witness-intimidation Davi Sarah Bailey, 28, of Battle Creek, was arrested on a federal criminal complaint that alleges she threatened the sister of a 16-year-old identified only by the initials K.P. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/michigan-woman-charged-witness-intimidation Fri, 06/22/2018 - 16:30 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Michigan Father, son among 9 sentenced in Ecstasy trafficking ring https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/father-son-among-9-sentenced-ecstasy-trafficking-ring Sylvester Boston, Jr., was sentenced to 108 months in federal prison for his role in the scheme. The defendants were charged in 2014 in a 17-count indictment for running in a large-scale Ecstasy distribution ring run from May 2013 through April 2014. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/father-son-among-9-sentenced-ecstasy-trafficking-ring Tue, 04/10/2018 - 08:45 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Michigan Western Michigan ICE operation nets 16 arrests over 4-day period https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/western-michigan-ice-operation-nets-16-arrests-over-4-day-period Fourteen men and two women were arrested during the enforcement actions. With the exception of a Congolese man, all of those arrested were nationals of Mexico. Enforcement activities took place primarily in Berrien, Kalamazoo, St. Joseph, and Van Buren counties. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/western-michigan-ice-operation-nets-16-arrests-over-4-day-period Fri, 03/23/2018 - 17:00 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Michigan Detroit airport concessions company joins IMAGE program https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/detroit-airport-concessions-company-joins-image-program Atlanta-based Hojeij Branded Foods (HBF) and its local Detroit joint venture partner, AP United LLC (APU), recently signed an agreement to participate in IMAGE (ICE Mutual Agreement between Government and Employers), a voluntary program in which ICE partners with businesses to reduce unauthorized employment and the use of fraudulent identity documents. Detroit airport concessions company joins IMAGE program https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/detroit-airport-concessions-company-joins-image-program Wed, 03/07/2018 - 13:00 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Michigan Michigan man sentenced to 30 years following CREW Task Force investigation https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/michigan-man-sentenced-30-years-following-crew-task-force-investigation Terry LeClerc, 47, was sentenced in federal court to 360 months for the production, receipt, and possession of child pornography.   This case was initiated in 2016 when the Ann Arbor Police Department received a complaint that LeClerc had sexually assaulted a cognitively impaired individual.  https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/michigan-man-sentenced-30-years-following-crew-task-force-investigation Wed, 02/21/2018 - 10:00 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Michigan