SAN FRANCISCO — Enforcement and Elimination Operations (ERO) San Francisco officers apprehended 19 unlawfully current noncitizens convicted of drug trafficking or possession offenses involving methamphetamine, fentanyl and heroin throughout a nationwide enforcement effort Jan. 23 by way of Feb. 6.
The trouble included noncitizens with closing orders of elimination. Instances amenable to federal prison prosecution could also be introduced to the suitable U.S. lawyer’s workplace.
“ICE officers are stopping the distribution of those harmful narcotics by arresting and eradicating those that pose a menace to public security,” stated ERO San Francisco Subject Workplace Director Moises Becerra. “I’m so pleased with the superb work that our officers do each day to find and arrest these people.”
The next individuals are amongst these arrested:
- A 51-year-old citizen of Mexico in Fresno, arrested Jan. 24. The Fresno County Superior Court docket convicted this noncitizen of felony possession of methamphetamine in June 2003 and Could 2004.
- A 53-year-old citizen of Mexico in Oakland, arrested Jan. 24. In 1991, the San Francisco County Superior Court docket convicted this noncitizen of felony possession of heroin with intent to buy and promote.
- A 49-year-old citizen of Mexico in Fremont, arrested Feb. 2. In November 1995, the San Mateo County Superior Court docket convicted this noncitizen of felony transport of methamphetamine.
- A 40-year-old citizen of Mexico in Santa Rosa, arrested Jan. 31. In November 2007, the Santa Clara County Superior Court docket in San Jose convicted this noncitizen of felony possession of methamphetamine with intent to promote.
- A 54-year-old citizen of Mexico in Fresno arrested Feb. 6. In 2018, the USA District Court docket for the Southern District of California convicted this noncitizen of felony drug trafficking of methamphetamine.
ICE targets and arrests noncitizens who’ve dedicated crimes and different people who’ve violated our nation’s immigration legal guidelines. ICE officers, knowledgeable by their expertise and coaching, use their discretion inherent as legislation enforcement officers to focus enforcement sources on individuals who threaten the homeland.
In fiscal year 2022, ERO arrested 46,396 noncitizens with prison histories; this group had 198,498 related prices and convictions. These included 21,531 assault offenses; 8,164 intercourse and sexual assault offenses; 5,554 weapons offenses; 1,501 homicide-related offenses; and 1,114 kidnapping offenses.
Members of the general public can report crimes and suspicious exercise by dialing 866-347-2423 or finishing the online tip form. Be taught extra about ICE’s mission to extend public security in your neighborhood on Twitter @EROSanFrancisco. The San Francisco Space of Accountability contains Northern California, San Francisco, Hawaii, Guam and Saipan.