DALLAS, TX (KSWO)— Federal officers from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) arrested 75 criminal aliens and others throughout North Texas and Oklahoma during a three-day enforcement action which began April 1 and ended April 3.
ICE officers made 25 arrests in Oklahoma. On April 1, a 37-year-old citizen of Mexico was arrested at his residence in Tulsa. The District Court of Tulsa County convicted him of reckless conduct with a firearm in 2015. Also on April 1, a 40-year-old citizen of Mexico was arrested at his residence in Oklahoma City. The District Court of Oklahoma County convicted him of possession of a controlled dangerous substance with intent to distribute in February. On April 2, 2017, a 37-year-old a citizen of Mexico was arrested outside of a residence in El Reno, Oklahoma. In 2002, the 20th Circuit Court in Collier County, Florida, convicted him of aggravated battery.
Of the 75 people arrested, 73 were men and two were women ranging in age between 18 and 61-years-old with prior criminal convictions. The majority of those arrested had criminal histories that included convictions for the following crimes: aggravated assault, assault, burglary of a vehicle, child abuse by injury, dangerous drugs, delivery of cocaine, fraud, driving under the influence (DUI), drug trafficking, felony marijuana possession, illegal entry, larceny, possession of a controlled substance, and reckless conduct with a firearm. Twenty-four of those arrested had DUI convictions.
Information provided by US Dept. of Homeland Security- US Immigration and Customs Enforcement.