When will it stop?? Honestly when?
On Monday, Immigrations and Customs Enforcement issued a detainer for an illegal alien who was arrested by the NYPD for the sexual assault and murder of a 92-year-old woman in Queens last week.
Reeaz Khan, 21, was arrested in connection with the murder of Maria Fuertes as she walked near her home last Monday in the early morning hours. Fuertes was found dead on the sidewalk in South Richmond Hill.
“Ms. Fuertes was a 92-year-old defenseless woman minding her own business, walking down the street when she was brutally attacked,” said NYPD Chief of Detectives Rodney Harrison.
Police say that surveillance video showed Khan approaching the woman from behind and knocking her to the ground behind a parked car. Later on, the suspect is seen running away. Fuertes was found a couple of hours later and taken to the hospital, where doctors pronounced her dead.
Police said that the autopsy showed injuries which indicated “intentional harm.”
“We do have some contusions around her neck, as well as we do see some around her private area,’ Harrison said. That led to the further charges of sexual abuse, contact by forcible compulsion, and sexual abuse against a person incapable of consent.
Neighbors of Fuertes were heartbroken, and many called her “mom.” She was out collecting cans that night, which she used to get money to buy cat food for the cats which she took care of. A memorial has been growing on the sidewalk in the area where she was attacked.
Khan was identified through a surveillance video that was released by police, and in fact it was Khan’s family who tipped off police. He was arrested on Friday.
Neighbors and businesses in the area were outraged at the senseless killing. They felt a bit better after the arrest because hopefully justice will be done.
But remember, this is New York so it’s pretty much a coin flip as to whether this constitutes a serious enough crime in the world of Andrew Cuomo and Bill de Blasio.
“How can he do that to an old lady like that? Nice lady, she never bothered nobody,” said deli worker Abdul Alamiri.
Her friends were shattered.
“We light candles last night. We went over there and light candles. I’m so happy this morning, I go and say ‘Oh thank you guys. You answered my prayer.’ Now I feel relief,” said Anita Sewlall.
Khan is being held without bail and was due back in court this Wednesday. Khan is a Guyanese national who is in the country illegally. The New York Post reported that when he was arrested last Thursday, he confessed to the murder.
During his court appearance last Friday, detectives said that Khan told them:
“…he fell down, his belt broke, his pants fell down and his penis fell near [the victim’s] vagina.” Excuse me, what? Is this dipstick for real?
Now, for the worst part of this ordeal. According to ICE, Khan had been arrested by the NYPD in November 2019 with an active ICE detainer on him. Due to New York’s “sanctuary policies”, Khan was released. And now liberals have the blood of ANOTHER innocent person on their hands. This is absolutely disgusting.
In a media release, Thomas R. Decker, field office director for ERO (Enforcement and Removal Operations) pulled no punches in slamming the sanctuary policy.
“It is made clear that New York City’s stance against honoring detainers is dangerously flawed. It was a deadly choice to release a man on an active ICE detainer back onto the streets after his first arrest included assault and weapon charges, and he now faces new charges, including murder.”
“New York City’s sanctuary policies continue to threaten the safety of all residents of the five boroughs, as they repeatedly protect criminal aliens who show little regard for the laws of this nation.
In New York City alone, hundreds of arrestees are released each month with pending charges and/or convictions to return back into the communities where they committed their crimes, instead of being transferred into the custody of ICE.
Clearly the politicians care more about criminal illegal aliens than the citizens they are elected to serve and protect.”
Ouch! Truer words have never been spoken.
The release goes on to say that Khan was arrested on Nov. 27 and charged with assault and criminal possession of a weapon. On that same date, it says, ERO deportation officers lodged a detainer with the NYPD. The detainer was not honored, and Khan was released following arraignment.
How many more American citizens must be sacrificed in the name of political correctness? This is just one of many. We recently reported on a couple of other cases.
In the first one, an illegal alien has killed an American citizen and sanctuary policies in California are under fire.
Shauna White, speaking on Tucker Carlson Tonight, blasted Oakland, CA mayor Libby Schaaf, who famously in 2018 warned of an upcoming U.S Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raid in the area in a press release, which was also posted on Twitter.
“I feel that she has no concern for the citizens that are already here, who have been born and raised here for generations,” she said.
— Libby Schaaf (@LibbySchaaf) February 25, 2018
White’s daughter Madisyn was shot in a road rage incident after getting into a fender bender. The suspect, Roberto Martinez, 19 is an illegal alien who had been living in Hayward, CA.
“When she got out of the car to take care of it with the insurance, he [Martinez] became aggressive,” White said. “He’s well known over there to rob people…when she didn’t have anything else to offer him, he attacked her. He punched her in her face and continued to hit her.”
Madisyn was eventually able to get away and returned to her car and was attempting to film Martinez’s license plate when he fatally shot her.
“He let out 10 rounds on my daughter. He killed her,” an obviously distraught White said. “He just killed her.” White further claimed that Schaaf cares only about “lining her own pockets and her own agenda.”
Martinez allegedly fled to Mexico after the killing. White also claimed that a photo of the suspect that could assist investigators has not been released due to Schaff’s “personal agenda.”
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Schaff, another left-wing hack from California, claimed at the time that she tipped off ICE, that she believed it here “duty and moral obligation as Mayor to give those families fair warning when that threat appears imminent.”
Before Schaff’s bluster, law enforcement authorities in Northern California had said they would not assist federal authorities in apprehending illegal aliens. That came on the heels of a California law—SB54–that limited inter-agency cooperation, and in effect made California a “sanctuary state.”
Oakland’s City Council also passed a resolution that ended all cooperation between local police and federal immigration officials. At the time Thomas Homan, head of ICE blasted California and called the Oakland resolution “unconscionable” and a “danger for local communities.”
California is of course no stranger to illegal aliens who shouldn’t be here in the first place, committing crimes.
On December 26, 2018, Ronil Singh, a 33-year-old police officer from Newman, CA. pulled over a car for suspicion of drunk driving. The operator of the car, Gustavo Perez Arriaga, 32, shot Singh, killing him.
Singh managed to get a radio call out, “shots fired”, however when his fellow officers arrived at the scene, they found Singh with a gunshot wound. He was transported to a nearby hospital and later died.
Stanislaus County Sheriff Adam Christianson said at the time that the killing was a “senseless act of violence” during a press conference, and also confirmed the illegal alien status of the officer’s killer.
“Unlike Ron who immigrated to this country lawfully and legally to pursue his lifelong career of public safety, public service in being a police officer, this suspect is in our country illegally,” Christianson said.
The week before Singh’s murder, Gustavo Garcia, 36, an illegal alien shot and killed 51-year-old Rocky Jones of Visalia, CA at a gas station. Surveillance video showed the suspect and Jones spoke briefly prior to the killing, but they didn’t know each other.
Tulare County Sheriff Mike Boudreaux said at the time that Garcia had gone on a 24-hour “reign of terror” and “had no regard for human life” before he was killed in a car accident while engaging police in pursuit.
In addition to the murder, Garcia shot a farm worker, shot another woman in a parking lot, stole a vehicle, robbed a gas station and rove the wrong way down a California highway. Just the type of people we should welcome with open arms into our country.
Tulare county had received a request from ICE to keep Garcia in custody from a previous arrest, but they were forced to ignore the ICE request due to California’s sanctuary laws.
Garcia had previously been deported form the U.S. in 2014 by ICE, and had a criminal record going back to 2002. He was ordered deported three times by federal officials. But our immigration laws are not broken.
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