Saturday, December 8, 2018

Illegal Alien Charged With Murder Has Been Deported At Least 8 Times

MILTON-FREEWATER, OR (The Daily Signal) – An illegal immigrant arrested for allegedly shooting and killing a co-worker in Oregon's discovered to have been deported at least 8 times.
Deciderio Vargas-Ortiz, 52, was arrested for the alleged murder of Renee Luis-Antonio. The 2 worked together at a creamery in Milton-Freewater, Oregon—a town in the northeastern part of the state—and reportedly had a long-running dispute. Investigators believe Luis-Antonio was shot on November 26 while riding a tractor.
Officers were able to locate and arrest Vargas-Ortiz a day after the alleged shooting. The suspect had fled to Washington state, where a SWAT team apprehended him in a local hotel.
As it turns out, not only was Vargas-Ortiz residing it the US illegally, but he had already been deported back to his home country of Mexico at least 8 times, according to a statement from an immigration spokeswoman. The suspect had also been operating under an alias—his real name being Antonio Vasquez Vargas.
"ICE lodged a detainer with the Benton County Jail on Antonio Vasquez Vargas, aka Deciderio Vargas Ortiz, a citizen of Mexico illegally present in the US, after he was arrested on local charges," Tanya Roman, a public affairs officer for US Immigration and Customs Enforcement, said in a statement to The Daily Caller News Foundation.
"ICE has removed him from the US on at least 8 prior occasions. On March 15, 2004, Vasquez was convicted in US District Court for violation of 8 USC 1326(B)(2) Aggravated Felon Re-Entry After Deportation and was sentenced to 39-months incarceration," Roman continued.
Vasquez Vargas is currently being held in the Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office. The jail’s website reports he's being charged with 1 count of murder, 1 count of felon in possession of a weapon and 1 count of INS detainer. His bail's been set at $5,000,000.

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