As part of a 3 day ‘Cross Check’, ICE teams were able to arrest 17 public safety threats in Prince George’s County.
The field office director Calvin McCormick had plenty to say about the arrests. "The results of this targeted enforcement operation underscore ICE's ongoing commitment to strengthening and protecting public safety with a focus on the arrest and removal of convicted criminal aliens and those that game our nation's immigration system. ERO officers will continue to work tirelessly in protecting the public safety of Maryland communities by locating, apprehending and removing these at-large criminal aliens and repeat immigration violators that have blatantly disregarded the law. Maryland is safer today because there are 17 fewer criminal aliens in our neighborhoods."
The 3 day operation started on August 28 th and ended on August 30 th that arrested 17 males. All the males had prior criminal convictions, including six with assault, three with drug distribution, two with weapons convictions, three with larceny convictions, one with arson, and one has multiple DUI convictions. The men come from all over the globe including the Bahamas, El Salvador, Mexico, Netherlands, Jamaica, Nicaragua and Sierra Leone. Two had previously been ordered to vacate the country, but failed to depart.
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