ICE Headline News Feed by State - Minnesota https://www.ice.gov/ ICE Headline News Feed by State en Copyright 2020 Fri, 07 May 2021 18:24:44 -0400 ICE Minnesota removes fugitive wanted in El Salvador https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-minnesota-removes-fugitive-wanted-el-salvador Jose Wilmer Montano, aka Jose Wilmer Matamoros-Montano, 28, and an illegal alien fugitive, was removed from the United States on a charter flight coordinated by ICE's Air Operations Unit and turned over to law enforcement officials in El Salvador Jan. 15. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-minnesota-removes-fugitive-wanted-el-salvador Tue, 01/19/2021 - 18:57 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Minnesota ICE removes Liberian security forces commander https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-removes-liberian-security-forces-commander Alexander Mentol Zinnah, 56, arrived in Liberia escorted by ERO officers on board an ICE charter removal flight and was turned over to Liberian law enforcement authorities. ICE removes Liberian security forces commander , ICE removes Liberian security forces commander https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-removes-liberian-security-forces-commander Wed, 04/29/2020 - 12:15 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Minnesota Illinois man indicted in Minnesota for sex trafficking https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/illinois-man-indicted-minnesota-sex-trafficking Darnell Deshawn Stennis, 28, will be arraigned one count of sex trafficking by force, fraud, and coercion, and two counts of transporting individuals to engage in prostitution, before U.S. Magistrate Becky R Thorson in St. Paul on Feb. 6.  https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/illinois-man-indicted-minnesota-sex-trafficking Fri, 01/31/2020 - 18:00 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Minnesota Previously deported Guatemalan woman convicted of criminal vehicle deaths of 4 children charged in Minnesota with ID theft, illegal re-entry https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/previously-deported-guatemalan-woman-convicted-criminal-vehicle-deaths-4-children Olga Marina Franco del Cid, 35, an illegal alien from Guatemala who formerly resided in Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota, has been charged with illegal re-entry, identification document fraud, and false representation of social security account number. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/previously-deported-guatemalan-woman-convicted-criminal-vehicle-deaths-4-children Fri, 12/13/2019 - 09:00 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Minnesota ICE HSI St. Paul graduated its inaugural class of Citizens Academy students https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-hsi-st-paul-graduated-its-inaugural-class-citizens-academy-students The St. Paul office of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) graduated its inaugural class of Citizens Academy students this fall, including 10 metro-area community leaders from various backgrounds. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-hsi-st-paul-graduated-its-inaugural-class-citizens-academy-students Thu, 12/05/2019 - 14:30 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Minnesota ICE St. Paul officers remove illegal Salvadoran wanted on murder charges in his home country https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-st-paul-officers-remove-illegal-salvadoran-wanted-murder-charges-his-home-country Moises De Jesus Ruiz-Mejia, 25, was flown to El Salvador Oct. 29 on a commercial flight. Upon arrival, ERO officers transferred Cruz-Cortez to officials from El Salvador’s Civilian National Police (PNC). ICE St. Paul officers remove illegal Salvadoran wanted on murder charges in his home country https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-st-paul-officers-remove-illegal-salvadoran-wanted-murder-charges-his-home-country Fri, 11/01/2019 - 11:15 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Minnesota Twin Cities-area child sex trafficking sting nets 47 arrests during 'Final Four' weekend https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/twin-cities-area-child-sex-trafficking-sting-nets-47-arrests-during-final-four Nearly four dozen people are facing state felony charges after being arrested for attempting to solicit children for sex following a four-day sting operation conducted during the Final Four weekend of the NCAA basketball tournament. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/twin-cities-area-child-sex-trafficking-sting-nets-47-arrests-during-final-four Wed, 04/10/2019 - 16:30 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Minnesota ICE arrests 63 criminal aliens and immigration violators in 4-day enforcement surge in Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-arrests-63-criminal-aliens-and-immigration-violators-4-day-enforcement-surge Of the 63 arrested, 47 had criminal convictions. Of the 16 non-criminal arrests, two had outstanding orders of removal, and four had been previously removed. Three women and 60 men were arrested. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-arrests-63-criminal-aliens-and-immigration-violators-4-day-enforcement-surge Thu, 12/13/2018 - 16:30 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Minnesota Minnesota man sentenced to 75 months for receipt of child pornography https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/minnesota-man-sentenced-75-months-receipt-child-pornography Bryan Scott Erickson, 40 of La Crescent. Minnesota, previously pleaded guilty on March 19, 2018, and was sentenced before U.S. District Judge Patrick J. Schiltz in Minneapolis on one count of receipt of child pornography. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/minnesota-man-sentenced-75-months-receipt-child-pornography Thu, 07/19/2018 - 13:45 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Minnesota ICE arrests 78 criminal aliens and immigration violators in enforcement surge in 5 Midwest states https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-arrests-78-criminal-aliens-and-immigration-violators-enforcement-surge-5-midwest During this operation, ERO deportation officers made arrests in the following states: Iowa (25), Nebraska (25), Minnesota (15), South Dakota (10) and North Dakota (3).  Of the 78 arrested, 62 had criminal convictions.  Seventy-two men and six women were arrested; they range in age from 20 to 64 years old. ICE File Photo https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-arrests-78-criminal-aliens-and-immigration-violators-enforcement-surge-5-midwest Tue, 05/15/2018 - 14:15 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Minnesota Iranian national sentenced in Minnesota to 15 months in federal prison for conspiring to illegally export restricted technology to Iran https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/iranian-national-sentenced-minnesota-15-months-federal-prison-conspiring-illegally Aliereza Jalali, 39, was sentenced before U.S. District Judge Joan N. Ericksen in the District of Minnesota, on one count of conspiracy to defraud the United States. He pleaded guilty to the charge on Nov. 29, 2017. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/iranian-national-sentenced-minnesota-15-months-federal-prison-conspiring-illegally Tue, 03/20/2018 - 14:00 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Minnesota 'Operation Team Player' nets over $15 million in fake sports merchandise https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/operation-team-player-nets-over-15-million-fake-sports-merchandise Special agents from HSI teamed with industry, CBP, FBI, Minneapolis police officers and other partner agencies to identify flea markets, retail outlets and street vendors selling counterfeit goods during the week leading up to Super Bowl LII. They seized fake jerseys, hats, cell-phone accessories and thousands of other bogus items prepared to be sold to unsuspecting consumers. 'Operation Team Player' nets over $15 million in fake sports merchandise , 'Operation Team Player' nets over $15 million in fake sports merchandise , 'Operation Team Player' nets over $15 million in fake sports merchandise https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/operation-team-player-nets-over-15-million-fake-sports-merchandise Thu, 02/01/2018 - 15:15 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Minnesota Former Minnesota high school teacher sentenced to 5 years in federal prison for distributing child pornography https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/former-minnesota-high-school-teacher-sentenced-5-years-federal-prison-distributing Joshua Noble, 39, was charged by felony information on April 17, 2017, and pleaded guilty on June 29, 2013, to one count of distributing child pornography. Noble was sentenced Nov. 2 before Judge Ann D. Montgomery.  He was also sentenced to 10 year term of supervised release, $26,000 in restitution to the victims, and he must pay a $5,000 special assessment to the Domestic Trafficking Victims Fund. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/former-minnesota-high-school-teacher-sentenced-5-years-federal-prison-distributing Fri, 11/03/2017 - 17:45 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Minnesota Minnesota woman sentenced to a year in federal prison for labor trafficking https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/minnesota-woman-sentenced-year-federal-prison-labor-trafficking Lili Huang, 36 of Woodbury, Minnesota, was sentenced for withholding documents, as well as enslaving, starving and beating a victim in a forced-labor case. Minnesota woman sentenced to a year in federal prison for labor trafficking https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/minnesota-woman-sentenced-year-federal-prison-labor-trafficking Thu, 08/24/2017 - 07:15 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Minnesota Minnesota man sentenced to nearly 22 years in federal prison for producing and receiving child pornography https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/minnesota-man-sentenced-nearly-22-years-federal-prison-producing-and-receiving-child Jeremy David Mount, 41, of Hutchinson, Minnesota, pleaded guilty Feb. 9, 2017, to one count of receiving and one count of producing child pornography.  He was sentenced to 262 months in prison on July 27 before U.S. District Judge Susan Richard Nelson.  He was also sentenced to 20 years of supervised release. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/minnesota-man-sentenced-nearly-22-years-federal-prison-producing-and-receiving-child Fri, 07/28/2017 - 16:45 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Minnesota Minneapolis sex offender sentenced to 36 years in federal prison for sex trafficking 3 minors and producing child pornography https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/minneapolis-sex-offender-sentenced-36-years-federal-prison-sex-trafficking-3-minors Deuvontay Shelby Charles, 22, was indicted on March 7, 2016, and on Dec. 14, 2016, was convicted by a federal jury on 20 of 23 counts. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/minneapolis-sex-offender-sentenced-36-years-federal-prison-sex-trafficking-3-minors Fri, 06/16/2017 - 13:30 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Minnesota ICE investigation results in 17 sex trafficking indictments in Minnesota https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-investigation-results-17-sex-trafficking-indictments-minnesota The charged defendants include 12 from Thailand and five U.S. citizens. Eleven defendants were arrested Tuesday at various locations in Minnesota, California, Illinois, Georgia and Hawaii. One charged defendant was previously arrested in Belgium. Four defendants remain at-large. Human Trafficking https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-investigation-results-17-sex-trafficking-indictments-minnesota Wed, 10/05/2016 - 15:45 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Minnesota ICE Top 10 human trafficking fugitive arrested in Indiana https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-top-10-human-trafficking-fugitive-arrested-indiana Jamal Moore, 33, is currently wanted in Hennepin County (Minneapolis) Minnesota on a state charge of promoting prostitution of a minor. Jamal Moore https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-top-10-human-trafficking-fugitive-arrested-indiana Fri, 08/19/2016 - 18:00 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Minnesota Minnesota man pleads guilty to naturalization, tax fraud https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/minnesota-man-pleads-guilty-naturalization-tax-fraud Muhammed Fatty, 41 of Little Canada, Minnesota, pleaded guilty to one count of unlawful procurement of naturalization and making false claims in relation to tax refunds. Fatty was previously charged with the crimes in August 2015. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/minnesota-man-pleads-guilty-naturalization-tax-fraud Mon, 06/20/2016 - 15:30 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Minnesota Law enforcement, adult club owners team up in Minnesota to educate, raise awareness of human trafficking https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/law-enforcement-adult-club-owners-team-minnesota-educate-raise-awareness-human What started as an unlikely alliance between law enforcement and the adult entertainment industry has since morphed into a successful program that directly reaches the people who may be among the first to see the shadowy, tell-tale signs of a sex trafficking victim – those working in adult entertainment clubs. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/law-enforcement-adult-club-owners-team-minnesota-educate-raise-awareness-human Mon, 04/11/2016 - 14:45 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Minnesota Minnesota repeat sex offender sentenced to more than 10 years in federal prison for possessing child pornography https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/minnesota-repeat-sex-offender-sentenced-more-10-years-federal-prison-possessing-child Frank Russell McCoy, of Otsego, Minnesota, was found guilty of possessing child pornography after a two-day trial that ended Dec. 8, 2015. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/minnesota-repeat-sex-offender-sentenced-more-10-years-federal-prison-possessing-child Fri, 03/25/2016 - 14:30 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Minnesota Georgia man charged with flying to Minnesota to have sex with 13-year-old girl https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/georgia-man-charged-flying-minnesota-have-sex-13-year-old-girl John James Denicola, 55, of Suwanee, Georgia, was charged in a federal complaint with one count of traveling with the intent to engage in illicit sexual conduct, and one count of attempted coercion and enticement. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/georgia-man-charged-flying-minnesota-have-sex-13-year-old-girl Tue, 03/08/2016 - 09:30 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Minnesota Bosnian war criminal sentenced in Minnesota for lying to obtain green card https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/bosnian-war-criminal-sentenced-minnesota-lying-obtain-green-card Zdenko Jakiša, 47, a resident of Forrest Lake, Minnesota, was sentenced to time served for failing to disclose, during his immigration to the United States, multiple crimes committed in Bosnia-Herzegovina before and during the 1990s Bosnian Conflict. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/bosnian-war-criminal-sentenced-minnesota-lying-obtain-green-card Thu, 02/11/2016 - 16:00 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Minnesota Minnesota man sentenced to more than 24 years in federal prison for sex trafficking minor girls https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/minnesota-man-sentenced-more-24-years-federal-prison-sex-trafficking-minor-girls Dontre D'Sean McHenry, aka Dontre Sean McHenry, aka Avon, and aka Rico, 26, of Minneapolis, was sentenced to 293 months in prison for recruiting and prostituting teenage girls throughout Minnesota. McHenry pleaded guilty to these charges Oct. 17, 2014. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/minnesota-man-sentenced-more-24-years-federal-prison-sex-trafficking-minor-girls Tue, 01/26/2016 - 16:45 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Minnesota Minnesota man, girlfriend plead guilty to sex trafficking minor girls https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/minnesota-man-girlfriend-plead-guilty-sex-trafficking-minor-girls Phillip Dwayne Lloyd, aka Marcus Strong, aka Philip Dwayne Loyd, aka Dwayne Smith, aka Alfred Woods and aka ‘PC,' 44, of Minneapolis, pleaded guilty to recruiting and sex trafficking a 17-year-old girl and for directing and producing a video of the minor engaged in sexually explicit conduct. Co-defendant Raquel Mone Belcher, 29, also of Minneapolis, pleaded guilty Monday to one count of conspiracy to sex traffic minors. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/minnesota-man-girlfriend-plead-guilty-sex-trafficking-minor-girls Tue, 01/26/2016 - 16:45 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Minnesota