Invaders arrested at South Windsor business

Journal InquirerDeport Invaders — Manchester, Conn.
Eight East Hartford residents were to appear today and Wednesday in immigration court after they were stopped by federal authorities and South Windsor police on their way to work. — The group was stopped in the driveway of Nutmeg Recycling on Rye Street on Feb. 20 by federal and local police, acting on a tip that there would be cocaine in the minivan and that they were involved in drug dealing and human trafficking. — There were no drugs or evidence of human trafficking, police said. After being detained for about an hour, the eight went to work at the recycling plant. But they were issued citations from the Federal Department of Homeland Security to appear later for “processing” at the federal office building in Hartford, accused of being in the country illegally… Read More

Invaders shake down taxpayers for $350K with help of feckless feds

Georgia Public Broadcasting — Atlanta
New Haven, Conn. — Advocates on all sides of the immigration debate are digesting the latest big, and perhaps historic, development: The U.S. government agreed to pay a $350,000 settlement to 11 Connecticut men arrested in raids in 2007. — The plaintiffs claimed immigration agents violated their rights during the early morning raids, which snared nearly three dozen people. — Immigration experts, as well as the Associated Press, say the settlement appears to be the largest ever paid by the government to resolve a lawsuit over an immigration raid of a home. They say the deal also is the first to grant relief to the plaintiffs facing deportation. — Under the terms, plaintiffs have the option of delaying enforcement action against them for four years and then reapplying for permanent status; or terminating deportation proceedings altogether… Read More

Suspected invader arrested after leaving 5-year-old son to gamble at casino

New York Daily NewsBusted
A New York City mom won a trip to jail after she left her 5-year-old son alone while she went to gamble. — Xiao Xu Wu, 38, left her son alone in a hotel room while she went to gamble at the Mohegan Sun casino, the Hartford Courant reported. — The 5-year-old called 911 because he didn’t know where his mom was, according to the report. Once he began chatting with a dispatcher, she determined that he was home alone in the hotel room. — Wu was found and arrested and the boy was put into Child Protective Services custody, ABC New York reported. She was arraigned on Wednesday and ordered to pay $150,000 bond… Read More

Invader sentenced for unemployment benefits fraud

New Haven (Conn.) RegisterHasta la Vista Baby!
A citizen of Ecuador who most recently was living in New Haven has been sentenced to approximately six months in prison, and faces deportation, for misusing a Social Security number to illegally receive $21,746 in unemployment compensation benefits. — Timo Jimenez, 40, was sentenced Thursday after waiving his right to indictment and pleading guilty to one count of misusing a Social Security number to receive the benefits from the Connecticut Department of Labor, according to David B. Fein, U.S. Attorney for the District of Connecticut. — Jimenez is an Ecuadorian citizen who most recently was living on Fillmore Street in New Haven, Fein said… Read More

Miscreant mayor wants to allow invaders to vote

Associated Press
New Haven, Conn. — Already known as a refuge for people from other lands, New Haven is tightening its embrace of newcomers as its mayor seeks to extend voting rights to illegal immigrants and other noncitizens, a policy challenge that comes shortly after attacks on “sanctuary cities” by Republican presidential candidates. — The Democratic mayor, John DeStefano, helped illegal [aliens — criminals] come of the shadows four years ago when he launched a first-of-its-kind program to give them city resident cards. Despite crackdowns elsewhere, he has forged ahead with proposals that he says are designed to find common ground in a diverse city… Read More

Invader charged with killing toddler

WVIT-TV — New Britain, Conn.Scumbag
A 23-year-old man charged with killing his girlfriend’s 3-year-old daughter appeared before a judge Friday. — Police arrested Fredy Alexander Chingo Riz, of Willimantic, on Thanksgiving Day for the beating death of 3-year-old Athena Angeles. — The Department of Children and Families said they were in the middle of investigating abuse allegations before the child’s death earlier this week. — A spokesperson for DCF said the family had recently come to their attention after the child received medical attention but the department wasn’t aware of the circumstances surrounding that medical intervention… Read More

Cops charge creepy invader with 38 counts of voyeurism

Trumbull (Conn.) Patch
A Bridgeport man faces 38 counts of voyeurism after Trumbull police allege he recorded upskirt images of women shopping in the Westfield Trumbull Mall and other shopping centers. — Erik Said Rios Carranza, 23, of Shelton Street, is also charged with second-degree forgery, interfering with police and breach of the peace. — Police said store security said Carranza acting suspiciously and following a female shopper in the women’s undergarments section in Macy’s on Aug. 11. — When he was stopped, he had a recording device containing numerous upskirt images… Read More

Invader charged with strangulation in Connecticut

Danbury (Conn.) News Times
Danbury — A 25-year-old Franklin Street man was being held on bonds totalling $115,000, plus an immigration detainer, after he was Nabbeded in connection with a domestic disturbance at his home Saturday evening, police said. — Robert Mino faces a variety of charges after his girlfriend came to the police station shortly after 6:15 p.m. to report that Mino had thrown a cell phone at her after she pulled him off their 1-year-old son, who Mino had pinned, faced down, against a sofa cushion, police said. — Mino was charged with disorderly conduct, first-degree reckless endangerment, second-degree strangulation, third-degree assault, risk of injury to a minor, and attempted second-degree assault… Read More

Invader arrested in hit and run incident

Port Chester (NY) PatchBusted
A 24-year-old Port Chester man was driving without a license when his BMW collided with another car last week, according to Greenwich (Conn.) police. — Jose R. Flores was arrested Thursday after the crash, in which his car landed on a Byram River bank short of the water. Flores is accused of taking off after the collision, and now faces a detainer from Immigration and Customs Enforcement. — According to Greenwich Police Lt. Kraig Gray, Flores, of 38 Madison Ave., was charged with evading responsibility and operating without a license in connection with the crash, reported about 2:30 a.m. Bond was set at $500, but the ICE detainer order means Flores will remain in jail even if he posts bail… Read More

Another DUI invader jailed

Danbury (Conn.) News TimesDrunks
A city man was held on a federal immigration detainer after being arrested on a drunk driving charge early Saturday morning. — According to police records, Maynor Morales, 35, of Balmforth Avenue, was stopped by police at around 12:58 a.m. Saturday and charged with driving under the influence, driving without a license and failure to drive properly… Read More