Previously Deported Criminal Alien Sentenced to 87 Months in Prison
This illegal alien, previously convicted of a felony, had been deported in 2011. He was arrested in 2016 for illegal re-entry and the possession of a gun by an illegal alien and felon.
Hector Alexander Cruz, 37, of San Pedro Sula, Honduras, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Donald E. Walter on one count of illegal reentry of a removed alien and one count of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
According to the July 25, 2016 guilty plea, Lafayette police responded to a complaint of marijuana odor coming from a residence on University Avenue. Upon contacting the inhabitants, they found Cruz and two others inside the apartment as well as a strong odor of marijuana. After questioning them and obtaining a search warrant, police found a 9 mm pistol, a .22 caliber pistol, a .380 caliber pistol and ammunition.
After further investigation, law enforcement agents determined that Cruz had been removed from the country in December of 2011 after being convicted of an aggravated felony. Read more…
So, this dope smoking, armed, violent felon was back in the USA. How safe does that make you feel? Build the wall and fast!