ICE Headline News Feed by State - Pennsylvania https://www.ice.gov/ en Copyright 2020 Thu, 17 Jun 2021 17:44:40 -0400 ICE removes Colombian crime syndicate leader https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-removes-colombian-crime-syndicate-leader Fredy Alonzo Mira Perez, a/k/a Fredy Colas 54, of Medellín, Colombia, was sentenced by the U.S. District Court in Boston to seven years in prison, three years of supervised release, a $25,000 fine, and forfeiture of $4 million. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-removes-colombian-crime-syndicate-leader Mon, 03/29/2021 - 12:47 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Pennsylvania Guyanese national convicted in terror plot removed from US https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/guyanese-national-convicted-terror-plot-removed-us On Jan. 13, 2011, Compton Eversley, aka Abdel Nur, 70, was convicted and sentenced in a Brooklyn federal court to 168 months in prison for providing material support to a conspiracy that planned to attack the John F. Kennedy (JFK) International Airport in Jamaica, New York, by exploding fuel tanks and the fuel pipeline under the airport. Eversley believed the attack would cause extensive damage to the airport and to the New York economy, as well as the loss of numerous lives. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/guyanese-national-convicted-terror-plot-removed-us Thu, 12/10/2020 - 14:03 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Pennsylvania ICE launches billboards in Pennsylvania featuring at-large public safety threats https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-launches-billboards-pennsylvania-featuring-large-public-safety-threats Too often sanctuary policies limiting cooperation with ICE result in significant public safety concerns,” said Senior Official Performing the Duties of the Director Tony H. Pham. “ICE will continue to enforce immigration laws set forth by Congress through the efforts of the men and women of ICE to remove criminal aliens and making our communities safer. ICE launches billboards in Pennsylvania featuring at-large public safety threats , ICE launches billboards in Pennsylvania featuring at-large public safety threats , ICE launches billboards in Pennsylvania featuring at-large public safety threats , ICE launches billboards in Pennsylvania featuring at-large public safety threats , ICE launches billboards in Pennsylvania featuring at-large public safety threats , ICE launches billboards in Pennsylvania featuring at-large public safety threats https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-launches-billboards-pennsylvania-featuring-large-public-safety-threats Fri, 10/02/2020 - 16:30 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Pennsylvania ICE removes former Colombian paramilitary leader https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-removes-former-colombian-paramilitary-leader On Nov. 19, 2015, Rodrigo Tovar-Pupo, 59, a former high-ranking paramilitary leader in the Autodefensas Unidas de Colombia (AUC) or the United Self Defense Forces of Colombia, was convicted by the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia (DCDC) of conspiracy to manufacture and distribute 5 kilograms or more of cocaine intending and knowing that the cocaine would be unlawfully imported into the United States, on the same date, he was sentenced to 198 months incarceration with credit for time served. ICE removes former Colombian paramilitary leader https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-removes-former-colombian-paramilitary-leader Mon, 09/28/2020 - 14:48 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Pennsylvania ICE removes Macedonian man wanted for assault https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-removes-macedonian-man-wanted-assault On Jan. 23, 2014, Djevair Ametovski, 34, was arrested by law enforcement officials in Ljubljana, Slovenia, and the U.S. Secret Service, for his role in an international cybercrime conspiracy involving stolen payment cards. He was extradited to the United States in May 2016. Djevair Ametovski https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-removes-macedonian-man-wanted-assault Sat, 09/12/2020 - 17:15 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Pennsylvania ICE removes Mexican man wanted for drug charges https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-removes-mexican-man-wanted-drug-charges Lino Angel-Olalde, 48, has been removed from the United States on nine prior occasions over the last two decades. He has three federal felony convictions for reentry after deportation and multiple prior drug, assault, terroristic threats and evading arrest convictions. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-removes-mexican-man-wanted-drug-charges Tue, 08/11/2020 - 15:30 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Pennsylvania Pennsylvania man sentenced to 97 months' imprisonment on drug trafficking and firearms offenses https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/pennsylvania-man-sentenced-97-months-imprisonment-drug-trafficking-and-firearms According to United States Attorney Office, Brett Lamar Heinbach, 38, between March 8, 2016 and April 9, 2016, conspired with other individuals to distribute methamphetamine throughout Schuylkill County. During the conspiracy, Heinbach possessed multiple firearms, one of which had an obliterated serial number. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/pennsylvania-man-sentenced-97-months-imprisonment-drug-trafficking-and-firearms Mon, 07/27/2020 - 09:45 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Pennsylvania US Attorney, HSI and FBI announce new coalition formed to end human trafficking https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/us-attorney-hsi-and-fbi-announce-new-coalition-formed-end-human-trafficking United States Attorney for Western District of Pennsylvania, HSI Pittsburgh, and FBI Pittsburgh announced Wednesday the creation of a new anti-human trafficking coalition, Operation T.E.N. (Trafficking Ends Now), comprised of federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies as well as non-governmental organizations. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/us-attorney-hsi-and-fbi-announce-new-coalition-formed-end-human-trafficking Wed, 07/22/2020 - 17:15 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Pennsylvania Pennsylvania man charged with sextortion, production of material depicting the sexual exploitation of minors and transferring obscene material https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/pennsylvania-man-charged-sextortion-production-material-depicting-sexual-exploitation The 16-count indictment, returned July 8 and unsealed today, named Jacob Kolonis, 27, of Duncansville, Pennsylvania, as the sole defendant. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/pennsylvania-man-charged-sextortion-production-material-depicting-sexual-exploitation Mon, 07/20/2020 - 07:45 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Pennsylvania ICE removes Guatemalan man wanted for murder and attempted murder https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-removes-guatemalan-man-wanted-murder-and-attempted-murder Guatemalan national Fredy Alvarado-Calderon, 39, entered the United States at an unknown location without admission or parole by an immigration officer. ICE removes Guatemalan man wanted for murder and attempted murder , ICE removes Guatemalan man wanted for murder and attempted murder https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-removes-guatemalan-man-wanted-murder-and-attempted-murder Thu, 07/16/2020 - 09:00 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Pennsylvania Pennsylvania State Police, ICE HSI Philadelphia arrest man on child exploitation charges https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/pennsylvania-state-police-ice-hsi-philadelphia-arrest-man-child-exploitation-charges David Paul Robinson, 31, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, was arrested and charged with numerous offenses including the rape of a child, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, unlawful contact with a minor, manufacturing and dissemination of child abuse material, and other related charges.  https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/pennsylvania-state-police-ice-hsi-philadelphia-arrest-man-child-exploitation-charges Wed, 07/15/2020 - 18:15 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Pennsylvania Philadelphia woman charged with arson during protests https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/philadelphia-woman-charged-arson-during-protests Lore-Elisabeth Blumenthal, 33, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is currently in federal custody and had her initial appearance in federal court yesterday. The government will be filing a motion for the defendant to be detained pending trial. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/philadelphia-woman-charged-arson-during-protests Wed, 06/17/2020 - 15:00 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Pennsylvania Shipping vessel crew member pleads guilty to drug trafficking https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/shipping-vessel-crew-member-pleads-guilty-drug-trafficking In 2019, Vladimir Penda, a crew member who worked on board the shipping vessel MSC Gayane as the ship’s fourth engineer, conspired with others to engage in bulk cocaine smuggling. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/shipping-vessel-crew-member-pleads-guilty-drug-trafficking Mon, 06/15/2020 - 16:15 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Pennsylvania ICE removes 2 men wanted for crimes in their home country of Romania https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-removes-2-men-wanted-crimes-their-home-country-romania Gabriel Prisecaru, 43, a citizen of Romania, is currently wanted by Romanian law enforcement authorities for a Nov. 25, 2014, conviction for criminal association, skimming and illegal financial operations. Vasile Florian Grutoiu, 38, a citizen of Romania, is currently wanted by Romanian law enforcement authorities for refusal to submit to an alcohol blood test. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-removes-2-men-wanted-crimes-their-home-country-romania Wed, 05/27/2020 - 13:45 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Pennsylvania Pennsylvania couple indicted for producing and possessing sexually explicit images of minors https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/pennsylvania-couple-indicted-producing-and-possessing-sexually-explicit-images-minors The five-count indictment, returned May 19, named Jackson Curtis Martin, III, 44, and Amanda Michelle Downs, 28. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/pennsylvania-couple-indicted-producing-and-possessing-sexually-explicit-images-minors Thu, 05/21/2020 - 08:00 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Pennsylvania Pennsylvania man pleads guilty to manufacturing child pornography https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/pennsylvania-man-pleads-guilty-manufacturing-child-pornography Investigators found the video of the infant, which was created in 2010, while preparing for Zweitzig’s sentencing hearing in a separate child exploitation case filed by this Office. In that previous case, Zweitzig was charged in May 2019 with five counts of manufacturing and attempted manufacturing of child pornography and one count of possession of child pornography. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/pennsylvania-man-pleads-guilty-manufacturing-child-pornography Tue, 05/19/2020 - 13:15 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Pennsylvania Leaders of Indiana County, Pa. drug trafficking organization charged in crack cocaine ring https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/leaders-indiana-county-pa-drug-trafficking-organization-charged-crack-cocaine-ring Seven leaders of a drug trafficking organization distributing crack cocaine and methamphetamine throughout Indiana County, Pennsylvania were arrested and charged federally with drug trafficking, following an investigation by the FBI, ICE's HSI, Indiana County District Attorney’s Drug Task Force, Southwest Pennsylvania Safe Streets Task Force, Indiana Borough Police Department, Pennsylvania State Police, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, and the Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/leaders-indiana-county-pa-drug-trafficking-organization-charged-crack-cocaine-ring Tue, 05/05/2020 - 08:45 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Pennsylvania Michigan man charged with manufacturing child pornography after allegedly traveling to Pennsylvania to sexually assault a minor https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/michigan-man-charged-manufacturing-child-pornography-after-allegedly-traveling Mark Allen Hillis, also known as “Daddy” and “Denverpolice#666,” age 57, is alleged to have met a minor through social media and then directed her to produce and send him graphic images of child pornography via text messages. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/michigan-man-charged-manufacturing-child-pornography-after-allegedly-traveling Mon, 05/04/2020 - 12:15 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Pennsylvania COVID-19 fraud domain seized from seller who attempted to sell it using bitcoin https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/covid-19-fraud-domain-seized-seller-who-attempted-sell-it-using-bitcoin HSI recently launched Operation Stolen Promise to protect the homeland and global supply-chain from the increasing and evolving threat posed by COVID-19-related fraud and criminal activity by combining HSI’s expertise in global trade investigations, financial fraud, and cyber investigations with robust private and public partnerships. COVID-19 fraud domain seized from seller who attempted to sell it using bitcoin https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/covid-19-fraud-domain-seized-seller-who-attempted-sell-it-using-bitcoin Fri, 04/24/2020 - 16:30 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Pennsylvania ICE arrests Guatemalan national released from Philadelphia custody with an active detainer https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-arrests-guatemalan-national-released-philadelphia-custody-active-detainer ERO Philadelphia arrested Eduardo Coc-Sep in Philadelphia without incident. He remains in ICE custody pending immigration proceedings before a federal immigration judge. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-arrests-guatemalan-national-released-philadelphia-custody-active-detainer Thu, 03/05/2020 - 17:00 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Pennsylvania ICE arrests Jamaican man released by Philadelphia Police Department after city officials decline to honor detainer https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-arrests-jamaican-man-released-philadelphia-police-department-after-city-officials On Jan. 13, 2006, Kirk Odain Anthony Golding, 26, was admitted into the United States in New York as a non-immigrant visitor with authorization to remain in the United States until July 12, 2006; however, Golding failed to depart the United States as required. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-arrests-jamaican-man-released-philadelphia-police-department-after-city-officials Wed, 02/19/2020 - 09:45 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Pennsylvania ICE arrests drug dealer despite Philadelphia officials' refusal to cooperate https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-arrests-drug-dealer-despite-philadelphia-officials-refusal-cooperate On May 24, 2009, Travas Anthony Vassell, 30, was admitted into the United States in New York on a non-immigrant visitor with authorization to remain in the United States until Nov. 23, 2009; However, Vassell failed to lawfully depart the United States as required. ICE arrests drug dealer despite Philadelphia officials' refusal to cooperate https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-arrests-drug-dealer-despite-philadelphia-officials-refusal-cooperate Tue, 02/18/2020 - 09:30 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Pennsylvania ICE again arrests criminal alien despite multiple ignored detainers, intervention from Philadelphia district attorney’s office https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-again-arrests-criminal-alien-despite-multiple-ignored-detainers-intervention The 36-year-old Mexican national has had numerous encounters with local law enforcement and has been arrested at least six times since 2018, for offenses including simple assault, disorderly conduct and recklessly endangering another, aggravated assault, simple assault, possession of an instrument of a crime, recklessly endangering another person, terroristic threats, robbery, theft by unlawful taking, receiving stolen property and failure to appear. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-again-arrests-criminal-alien-despite-multiple-ignored-detainers-intervention Fri, 01/31/2020 - 11:45 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Pennsylvania ICE removes Kazakhstan national convicted of weapons trafficking to Russia https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-removes-kazakhstan-national-convicted-weapons-trafficking-russia ICE ERO removed Eldar Rezvanov on Jan. 16, to his home country of Kazakhstan via commercial aircraft. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-removes-kazakhstan-national-convicted-weapons-trafficking-russia Thu, 01/23/2020 - 11:30 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Pennsylvania Imposter attorney fraudulently practicing immigration law in Northeast Philadelphia pleads guilty https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/imposter-attorney-fraudulently-practicing-immigration-law-northeast-philadelphia Ana Molina, 56, owned and operated Ana Molina & Associates, a/k/a Molina Multilegal Services, on Castor Avenue in Philadelphia, PA, through which she falsely claimed to be an attorney (or at times a paralegal) who could obtain lawful immigration status for them from United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/imposter-attorney-fraudulently-practicing-immigration-law-northeast-philadelphia Tue, 01/21/2020 - 12:00 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Pennsylvania