January to June 2004

Adrian Cruz Gonzalez, 22, is facing charges for sexually assaulting and impregnating a 9-year-old girl, and threatening to kill her mother if the child told. His booking slip information indicates that he was born in Mexico. The Arizona Republic, June 30, 2004, Police say mom was threatened, child pregnant

An ICE sweep has resulted in the arrest of Ten foreign-born sexual predators and criminal aliens. ICE, June 30, 2004, ICE ARRESTS 10 SEX OFFENDERS IN OPERATION PREDATOR

Valentin S. Echevarria, 28, took a boy around 6-7 months old hostage and stabbed him. Echevarria was in the country illegally and had been recently deported. Daily Record, June 26, 2004, Baby Held Hostage, Stabbed in Standoff

Octavio Luis Perez, 23, confessed to raping a 17-year-old girl. He is a resident of Mexico. East Valley Tribune, June 26, 2004, Man arrested in smuggling, rape

Bernadita Gomez-Coronado, 18, is facing charges she suffocated her newborn son. Police say she is in the country illegally from Guatemala. WOODTV, June 23, 2004, Teenage mom charged with suffocating her newborn

Florencio Vivar Galvez had been convicted of three counts of lewd and lascivious acts with a child younger than 14. He was arrested after being caught trying to sneak back into the United States. KOVA, June 22, 2004, Man convicted of child sexual abuse arrested at border

A baby's 17-year-old mother will likely face attempted murder charges after she abandoned her baby in a portable toilet. She is from Mexico. Oakland Tribune, June 20, 2004, Abandoned baby critical

Edmond Joseph, 22, and Ygord Beliard, 25, Joseph raped a 12-year-old girl and Beliard raped and attempted to sodomize a 14-year-old girl. Both men are from Haiti. Times Union, June 17, 2004, Man gets 25-year term in rape of 12-year-old

Fernando Ortiz-Alcantara, 40, already accused of molesting a relative, is now wanted for allegedly raping and impregnating his 14-year-old stepdaughter. Deputies say he is a Mexican national. Team Amber Alert, June 15, 2004, Man wanted for assaulting, impregnating daughter NM

Devanike Aswinkumar Sinnatambi, 39, fled Sri Lanka to escape punishment for molesting his 4-year-old daughter. Federal agents arrested the international fugitive. He was in the U.S. with a tourist visa from Sri Lanka. Los Angeles Times, June 11, 2004, Brea Resident Arrested in Daughter's Molestation

Juan Francisco Lopez, 21, pleaded guilty to one count of aggravated assault for stabbing his 18-day-old niece in the chest and abdomen multiple times with scissors. He is an illegal alien from Guatemala. Windsor-Hights Herald, June,11,2004, Man admits to stabbing infant, will be deported

Alfonso Hernandez Hernandez, 27, was arrested on two counts of child molestation. He is an illegal alien from Mexico. The Express-Star, June 11, 2004, Nationality complicates county investigation

Jose Velasquez-Garcia, 28, pleaded guilty to conspiracy and importing or harboring five women for the purpose of prostitution including a 14- and 15-year-old that were made to work as prostitutes. He is a Mexican national. KNBC TV, June 09, 2004, Man Admits To Driving Illegal Immigrants Around Southland For Prostitution

Romulo Santos-Elias, 21, Geremias Jocobo Angeles, 24, Bartolo Santos-Elias, 20, were arrested for the rape of a 12-year-old girl. All three suspects are from Mexico. Bend Bugle,June 09, 2004, Rape suspects won't be deported first

Erasmo Lepore, 42, pleaded guilty to illegally re-entering the United States after he had been deported in 2002, and to using a false social security number. In 1999, he pleaded guilty to indecent assault and battery on a person fourteen or older, and to two counts of open and gross lewdness and lascivious behavior. He was convicted in: 1990, of indecent assault and battery on a person 14 or older, a crime of violence; 1986 and 1987, for open and gross lewdness, and on one occasion for indecent exposure; 1984, of indecent assault and battery on a child under the age of 14. He is an illegal alien from Italy. ICE, June 03, 2004, ITALIAN SEX OFFENDER ORDERED TO PRISON FOR ILLEGAL RE-ENTRY

Carlos Martinez, 32, was charged with two counts of murder after his 2-year-old boy and 3-year-old girl were both found slain with their throats slashed. The Martinez's family is from Mexico. Monterey County Herald, June 03, 2004, 2004, Father of two children slain in Los Angeles charged with murders

Adan Espinoza Canela, 17, Policarpio Espinoza, 22, were charged with three counts of first-degree murder and one count of possession of a deadly weapon. A fillet knife with at least a 10-inch blade was used to decapitate one child and partially behead the other two children. Both men are from Mexico. Baltimore Sun, May 29, 2004, Uncle, cousin held in deaths of 3 children

Nicolas Sandoval-Medina, 24, was indicted on seven counts ranging from drug and firearms offenses to unlawfully re-entering the U.S. after deportation. In 1996, he first entered the U.S. illegally and was deported in 1997. He later re-entered the country illegally, and had sex with a 12-year-old girl, and was convicted on two counts of Lascivious Acts with a Child in 1999. He was prosecuted for re-entering the country after deportation in 2000. He was arrested on April 14 when agents discovered 25 lbs. of marijuana in his possession, and six rifles and two handguns. He is an illegal alien from Mexico. ICE, May 28, 2004, TWICE-DEPORTED CHILD MOLESTER CHARGED WITH DRUG AND WEAPONS VIOLATIONS AS A RESULT OF ICE INVESTIGATION

Chol Deng Chol, 25, authorities said Chol raped two girls, ages 14 and 16. He is from Sudan. Grand Forks Herald, May 27, 2004, Sudanese refugee pleads innocent to rape charges

Judge Victoria Rossetti has agreed to a plea bargain with Mateo Briseno, 43, that will allow him to plead guilty to predatory criminal sexual assault of a child. The offense involves the sexual assault of a 12-year-old girl. The plea bargain provides for the criminal offender to be deported to Mexico instead of serving an eight-year prison sentence for the crime. Briseno is an illegal alien from Mexico. Contact the judge and prosecutor responsible for this plea-bargain: Judge Rosetti 847-377-3228, and Assistant State's Attorney Victor O'Block 847-377-3000. Chicago Tribune, May 25, 2004, Sex predator to go free in Mexico, judge says

Jose Concepcion Lopez, 32, was charged with first-degree sex abuse and unlawful sexual penetration of a 4-year old girl. He is an illegal alien form Mexico., May 11, 2004, Prineville police arrest illegal alien for abuse

Francisco Munoz, 36, who slit his 2-year-old daughter's throat last fall, may face deportation back to Mexico at age 66 upon his release from prison. Post-Crescent, May 08, 2004, Munoz gets 30 years for attack

Police arrested a Canadian national who traveled to Colorado in an attempt to have sex with boys between the ages of 5 and 10. He attempted to pay for the sex, offering to pay extra if he could engage in sadomasochistic sex acts with the children. ICE, May 2004, Canadian Man Travels To U.S. For Paid Sex With Five-Year-Old, Offers More Money For S&M

Jaime Sanchez-Hernandez, 31, was convicted of Criminal Sexual Conduct in the First Degree for gagging and raping a 5-year-old girl. He is an illegal alien form Mexico. ICE, April 21, 2004, ICE AGENTS REMOVE RAPER OF MINNESOTA 5-YEAR-OLD

Jenny Valle-Maldonado, 26; Javier Sandoval-Garcia, 28; Jose Velasquez-Garcia, 28; and Juan Gregario Martinez-Vasquez, 37, are alleged to have coerced teenagers to work as prostitutes. The four men are Mexican nationals. NBC 4, April 13, 2004, Four Accused Plead Not Guilty To Prostitution Ring

Jessie Israel Garcia, 35, a teacher's aide, has been arrested on suspicion of molesting two 6- year-old girls. He was born in Mexico. Press Democrat, April 10, 2004, Ukiah teacher's aide charged with child molestation

A Jamaican national raped his eight-month-old daughter and caused so much internal damage to the baby that she was forced to undergo reconstructive surgery. ICE, April 2004, Jamaican National Rapes 8-Month Old Daughter

An ICE sweep has resulted in the arrest of 19 criminal alien sex offenders in Washington, D.C. and Virginia. All those arrested in this operation are foreign nationals who have previously been convicted of sex crimes against children -- including rape, statutory assault on a child, aggravated sexual battery, sexual abuse, and indecent liberties. ICE, March 22, 2004, ICE AGENTS ARREST 19 CHILD SEX PREDATORS IN WASHINGTON, DC AND VIRGINIA

An ICE sweep has resulted in the arrest of 11 convicted foreign national criminals living in Miami-Dade and Broward counties. The crimes committed by those arrested today include sexual battery on a minor, lewd and lascivious behavior, child neglect and aggravated child abuse. ICE, March 18, 2004, ICE NABS 11 CRIMINAL SEX OFFENDERS AND CHILD ABUSERS

Oscar Ortiz-Chavez, 29, a.k.a. Denys Gaitan has been accused of raping a teenage girl and is wanted on a Texas felony warrant. Federal authorities also have placed an illegal alien hold on him. The Times Record, March 05, 2004, Manager Accused Of Rape

Jose Garcia raped and beat a 13-year-old girl, then left her for dead in a roadside ditch under a pile of leaves and garbage, according to authorities. Garcia was charged with attempted murder, aggravated sexual abuse and other charges. He is a native of El Salvador. NEW YORK POST, March 04, 2004, CANDY-KID RAPIST

Juan Pablo Garcia, 22, allegedly raped a 2-year-old daughter, was charged with attempted murder, aggravated sexual abuse, and child abuse. He is also under an immigration hold. The Salt Lake Tribune, March 04, 2004, Charges filed in alleged rape

Francis Wanjuri was arrested for raping a 14-year-old girl, and it was reported he was having sex with other minors. Reports indicate he had AIDS. Wanjuri is from Kenyan. Fritz Laguerre was arrested for raping his 12-year-old daughter, and on an outstanding deportation order. Laguerre is from Haiti. Hostettler Subcommittee Hearing on "Operation Predator", March 03, 2004

Immigration officials say they have detained 45 foreign-born sex offenders in Operation Predator, an initiative targeting people convicted of sex crimes against children. The Sun News, March 02, 2004, RALEIGH 45 detained in regional Operation Predator

Rafael Teoba Hernandez, 26, was sentenced to 40 years in prison for impregnating a 10-year old girl. He will be deported to Mexico after he is released from prison., March 1, 2004, Man gets 40 years for impregnating girl

An ICE sweep has resulted in the arrest of 9 child predators and criminal alien sex offenders in Monmouth County, NJ. Those arrested have been convicted of sex offenses against children, including sexual assault on a child, endangering the welfare of a minor, aggravated criminal sexual contact, and criminal sexual contact. Six of those arrested are in the country illegally and three are legal permanent residents. Each person arrested was a citizen of one of the following countries: Portugal, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Brazil, Mexico, Egypt, Nigeria, and Venezuela. ICE, February 11, 2004, DHS ICE AGENTS ARREST 9 MONMOUTH COUNTY SEX OFFENDERS

An ICE sweep has resulted in the arrest of 30 child predators and criminal alien sex offenders. Those arrested have been convicted of sex offenses in Westchester County, NY, including rape, sexual abuse, sodomy, endangering the welfare of a minor, and sexual misconduct. Twenty-five of those apprehended victimized minor children. Among those arrested were: A citizen of Mexico who sexually abused his 4 and 7-year-old nieces; A citizen of Guatemala who sexually abused his girlfriend's 10-year-old daughter; A citizen of Peru who raped a 14-year-old girl, and; A citizen of the Dominican Republic who sodomized a 13-year-old girl. Twenty of the arrestees are in the country illegally and nine are legal permanent residents. Each person arrested was a citizen of one of the following countries: Mexico, Peru, El Salvador, Ecuador, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Guatemala, Pakistan, Jamaica and Yemen. ICE, January 29, 2004, ICE AGENTS ARREST 30 WESTCHESTER COUNTY SEX OFFENDERS


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