By Kelli Ballard

Illegal immigration may be a hot topic for politicians running for office, but as Americans, it should be an even greater area of concern. The left is determined to make us an open border country, allowing any and everyone in, no matter their criminal background. That’s why I feel it is important to highlight the serious crimes committed by so many illegal immigrants in this weekly report.

Week of September 20 – September 27

This is not an analysis, but rather a report of the more serious crimes committed by illegal aliens. While there may have been many more, hundreds even, arrests of illegal aliens for simple infractions, here we concentrate only on the most dangerous of offenses.

Ernesto Carrillo Hernandez

Man Suspected of Killing Mother of Five

Dallas, TX

Ernesto Carrillo Hernandez, 32, is a suspect still at large who allegedly murdered a mother of five. Martha Alva, 35, and Hernandez had an on and off again relationship. Alva was a manager at TGI Fridays and Hernandez picked her up after her Friday evening shift. Her children became concerned when she did not show up for work the next morning as scheduled.

“I had a feeling something happened because she never misses work,” Destiny Osorio, 18, and the oldest sibling said of her mother. “She would put her all into this job. This job was what she lived off of to provide for us. This is very tough.”

Osorio is in college but said that she has to move on, as her mother would want. “‘I know if she was here, she would’ve been like, ‘Don’t let that stop you. You have to continue. You have to do better.’”

“I have to be the role model for my brothers now,” she added. “I would want them doing the same. I can’t let myself go no matter what.”

Hernandez was living in Monterey and did not have U.S. legal status. His car was found near the U.S.-Mexico border in Eagle Pass, Texas.

Crime Stoppers is offering a $5,000 reward to anyone with information leading to Hernandez’s arrest.

Former Peruvian Sergeant Arrested for “Santa Barbara Massacre”

San Angelo, TX

Fleeing to America after committing a crime in another country doesn’t mean you’ll get away with it. Just ask former Peruvian Army Second Sergeant Dennis Wilfredo Pacheco-Zambrano, 48, who is wanted for several counts of torture and homicide in Peru.

Pacheco-Zambrano is accused of alleged “torture, rape and extrajudicial killing of 15 Peruvian civilians in the rural village of Santa Barbara” on July 4, 1991, an event dubbed the “Santa Barbara Massacre. Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) arrested Pacheco-Zambrano on September 20, 2018 after receiving a tip from the ICE Human Rights Violators and War Crimes Center (HRVWCC).

 “Human rights violators will find no safe haven in the United States,” said Special Agent in Charge Katrina Berger, HSI Dallas.

“Since 2003, the HRVWCC has issued more than 75,000 subject records for individuals from more than 110 countries and stopped more than 260 suspected human rights violators and war criminals from entering the U.S. It has supported ICE’s removal of 908 known or suspected human rights violators from the U.S. and has facilitated the departure of an additional 122 such individuals. The HRVWCC’s support of the field has led to the arrest of more than 410 individuals for human rights-related violations of the law under various criminal and immigration statutes. It is currently supporting more than 135 criminal investigations into suspected human rights violators and is pursuing more than 1,750 leads and removal cases involving suspected human rights violators from 95 different countries.”

 ICE Arrests 83 Illegal Aliens


During a four-day operation, ICE arrested 83 illegal aliens, and more than half of those detained had prior criminal histories.  Some of those crimes included:

  • Indecent exposure to a minor (an aggravated felony).
  • Assault.
  • Sexual assault.
  • Child abuse.
  • Domestic violence and domestic abuse.
  • Larceny.
  • Identity theft.
  • Illegal re-entry after deportation.
  • Indecent liberty with a minor.
  • Battery and weapon offenses.

The 83 arrestees came from eight different countries, with one specific country supplying the vast majority. Let’s look at the numbers:

  • Mexico: 68
  • Guatemala: 6
  • Nicaragua: 3
  • Honduras: 2
  • Columbia: 1
  • Russia: 1
  • Thailand: 1
  • Vietnam: 1

ICE Arrests 98 Illegal Aliens

Oklahoma and Texas

In another ICE operation, this one taking ten days, ICE arrested 98 illegal aliens in Oklahoma and Texas. As with the other operation, the majority of aliens arrested came from Mexico: 82, to be exact. The crimes of these aliens were a little different, and included:

  • Alien smuggling.
  • Assault.
  • Dangerous drugs.
  • Discharge of a firearm.
  • Drug trafficking.
  • Fraud.
  • Homicide.
  • Lewd or lascivious acts with a minor.
  • Sex offense.
  • Sex offense against a child.

Out of the 93 illegal aliens arrested, 29 had been previously deported.

ICE highlights the following four individuals arrested in the group:

  • A previously deported Mexican man who was convicted of illegal entry and reckless injury to a child. He also currently has two active warrants for aggravated sexual assault of a child.
  • A Salvadoran citizen, who has an outstanding Interpol warrant out of El Salvador for extortion. He is also a confirmed and documented MS-13 gang member. He remains in ICE custody pending his removal.
  • A 28-year-old man from El Salvador who has an active Interpol warrant naming him as the leader of an MS-13 clique. He is wanted in El Salvador for acts of terrorism related to homicide, extortion, and drug crimes. He remains in ICE custody pending his removal proceedings.
  • ICE officers arrested a previously deported man from Mexico who is a confirmed and documented gang member.  He remains in ICE custody pending his removal proceedings.

Remember to check back next week for the next installment of our crime watch.

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