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Illegal Immigrants Arrested In Oregon County’s Biggest-Ever Meth Bust
THE DAILY CALLER

Two men who were arrested earlier this month for transporting more than 70 pounds of methamphetamine through Oregon are Mexican nationals living in the U.S. illegally, The Daily Caller News Foundation learned.

Israel Mercado Mendoza of Creswell, Ore., and Rigoberto Morfin Pedroza of Los Angeles were arrested March 17 following a traffic stop on Interstate 5 in Douglas County, Ore. During the stop, a police dog signaled the presence of drugs in the car. A subsequent search led to the discovery of 74 pounds of meth, the largest seizure in county history, according to the Douglas...

Oregon Department of Corrections: Criminal Alien Report February 2018

The Oregon Department of Corrections (DOC) February 1, 2018 Inmate Population Profile indicated there were 14,800 inmates incarcerated in the DOC’s 14 prisons.

Data obtained from the DOC indicated that on February 1st there were 975 foreign nationals (criminal aliens) incarcerated in the state’s prison system; criminal aliens were 6.59 percent of the total prison population.

Some background information, all the criminal aliens incarcerated in the DOC prison system were identified by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and have ICE detainers placed on them.

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Suspect deported twice before alleged rape of underage Seaside girl
Fabian was detained by ICE outside court
Daily Astorian

A Seaside man detained by and U.S. Immigration Customs Enforcement outside Clatsop County Circuit Court earlier this month was deported twice before allegedly raping a teenage girl, according to the federal agency.

Anastacio Eugenio Lopez Fabian, 24, allegedly had sex with the girl several times beginning in 2016, when she was under 14 years old. Seaside police arrested him in February after he allegedly assaulted her. He was released the same day after posting $25,000 bail.

He has been charged with two counts of second-degree rape, three counts of third-degree rape, fourth-...

Rape suspect detained by ICE outside Clatsop County Courthouse
Fabian was scheduled for a hearing Wednesday
The Daily Astorian

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested a Seaside man Wednesday outside Clatsop County Circuit Court when he arrived for a hearing on rape charges.

Anastacio Eugenio Lopez Fabian, 24, allegedly had sex with a girl twice in 2016 when she was under 14 and three times when she was under 16. He was arrested by Seaside police in February after allegedly assaulting her and was released last week after posting $25,000 bail.

As a hearing was set to begin Wednesday, Kris Kaino, Fabian’s court-appointed attorney, alerted Judge Cindee Matyas that his client was not coming....

Border Patrol Agents Arrest Man Convicted of Manslaughter
US Customs and Border Protection

TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson Station Border Patrol agents arrested a Mexican man Sunday afternoon shortly after he illegally entered the United States south of Three Points. The agents later learned of his first-degree manslaughter conviction in Oregon.

Agents apprehended Evodio Guzman-Ramirez, a 50-year-old Mexican national, and transported him to the Tucson Station for processing. Agents then conducted a records check and learned Guzman was convicted in 1993 for first-degree manslaughter, resulting in a five-year prison sentence in Benton County, Oregon. He will remain in federal...

Oregon’s Marion County First in Foreign National Crime in January 2018

On January 1, 2018 Oregon’s Marion County had 233 of the 967 foreign nationals (criminal aliens) incarcerated in the Oregon Department of Corrections (DOC) prison system; the county was first in foreign national crime in the state with 24.10 percent of the criminal aliens in DOC prisons.

The following table reveals how Marion County residents were harmed or victimized by the 233 criminal aliens incarcerated on January 1st in the DOC prison system with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) ICE detainers.
 

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Oregon’s Washington County Second in Foreign National Crime in January 2018

On January 1, 2018 Oregon’s Washington County had 203 of the 967 foreign nationals (criminal aliens) incarcerated in the Oregon Department of Corrections (DOC) prison system; the county was third in foreign national crime in the state with 20.99 percent of the criminal aliens in DOC prisons.

The following table reveals how Washington County residents were harmed or victimized by the 203 criminal aliens incarcerated on January 1st in the DOC prison system with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) ICE detainers.
 

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Oregon’s Multnomah County Third in Foreign National Crime in January 2018

On January 1, 2018 Oregon’s Multnomah County had 202 of the 967 foreign nationals (criminal aliens) incarcerated in the Oregon Department of Corrections (DOC) prison system; the county was third in foreign national crime in the state with 20.89 percent of the criminal aliens in DOC prisons.

The following table reveals how Multnomah County residents were harmed or victimized by the 202 criminal aliens incarcerated on January 1st in the DOC prison system with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) ICE detainers.
 

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MS-13 Resurgence: Immigration Enforcement Needed to Take Back Our Streets

The Trump administration has declared war on MS-13, the notoriously brutal gang based in El Salvador. A similar initiative launched by the Bush administration in 2005 stifled the gang's activity after several years, but the gang has been able to rebuild itself here since 2012.

Center researchers reviewed more than 500 cases of MS-13 gang members arrested nationwide since 2012. We conclude that this resurgence represents a very serious threat to public safety in communities where MS-13 has rebuilt itself. The resurgence is directly connected to the illegal arrival and resettlement...

Corvallis man sentenced to prison on Lebanon sex crimes
Democrat-Herald

A Corvallis man was sentenced to 18 months in prison on sex crimes charges in Linn County Circuit Court on Friday.

Elias Gonzalez Perez, 35, pleaded no contest to attempt to commit first-degree sex abuse and two counts of private indecency.

A charge of first-degree sex abuse was dropped as part of the negotiated settlement. That charge is a Measure 11 crime that carries a mandatory minimum sentence of more than six years in prison.

The crimes occurred between October 2014 and January 2016, and the victims were two adolescent girls who Gonzalez knew. The Lebanon Police...

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