A migrant who came to the U.S. as an unaccompanied minor has been charged in a vicious machete murder, and Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials blame sanctuary city policies.
“There are people getting arrested every day in this state that in many cases, we’re aware of them, we put detainers on them, and they’re ignored, and people get released, and they go on to commit other atrocious acts,” explained ICE deputy regional enforcement director Bryan Wilcox.
20-year-old Carlos Iraheta-Vega came to the U.S. in 2016 from El Salvador. He was charged in the brutal murder of 16-year-old Juan Carlos Con Guzman.
The Mount Rainier High School student was hacked to death, dismembered and dumped into a river in September.
ICE officials say the grisly murder could have been avoided if local law enforcement officials weren’t prevented from contacting them due to sanctuary city policies. – READ MORE