DETROIT, MI– Two teenagers have been charged in the hit and run crash that killed a 33-year-old mom of seven.
The suspects since identified as Zaire Barry Vaughn, 18 and Dion Dushan Davis, 17 have been charged in connection with the car crash that tragically killed Jiwyna Harlan on the evening of August 1st. According to reports, the crash happened in the area of Chalmers Street and East Seven Mile Road.
Police say before 18-year-old Zaire Vaughn ran a red light and collided with the mother, he was facing sentencing for a pair of gun charges and resisting arrest in March. However, it was postponed because of the pandemichttps://t.co/pO05W4fdi4
— FOX 2 Detroit (@FOX2News) August 6, 2020
According to police, Vaughn was behind the wheel when he allegedly sped through a red light striking Harlan’s SUV, killing her and injuring three of her kids who were inside. The mother was pronounced dead at the scene. The three children were taken to a nearby hospital, and are listed in stable condition.
A relative of Harlan said:
“We’ve been watching people fly up and down these streets since we were children. There has been many accidents, police chases, hit and runs, all down this particular street.”
DETROIT MOTHER OF 7 CHILDREN. VIGIL TO REMEMBER THE LIFE & LEGACY. VICTIM OF HIGH SPEED CAR CHASE ACCIDENT. PLEASE PRAY FOR THE FAMILY #Harlan #Juicy #Jiwyna GOD BLESS. Chocolate Stevenson. Please $kocain94 @… https://t.co/JmPBCXbjiu
— David kNOw 2 NO Mims (@det2la) August 6, 2020
According to reports, Vaughn should have been serving a brief prison stint when the crash happened. Back on March 26th, he plead guilty to a pair of felony gun charges and resisting arrest. After the police successfully arrested him, the court set his bail at $1,500. Vaughn only had to pay 10 percent of that amount, which was $150, and he was able to be released from jail.
Court records show that Vaughn got into more trouble in the months since he bonded out of jail. He had carjacking charges as well as several felony weapon charges for a case in July. And now his criminal behavior killed an innocent woman.
Investigations by the Detroit police revealed a weapon inside the stolen vehicle. Both suspects have been charged. Davis has been charged with driving while license is suspected, revoked, or denied and drag racing.
Vaughn has been charged with second-degree murder, reckless driving causing death, operating a vehicle while license is suspended, revoked, or denied causing death, fleeing and eluding in the first-degree, carrying a concealed weapon, and four counts of felony firearm.
Vaughn was remanded to jail. Davis was arraigned and got a $25,000 personal bond.
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Just prior to the accident, police were responding to a stolen vehicle and robberies reported in the area. According to police, Davis was racing another car in the area with Vaughn as a passenger. They were racing a stolen Dodge Challenger.
Davis stopped off at a gas station in the 1400 block of E. Seven Mile Road and when he exited his vehicle, police officers approached him. As reports have it, at the same time Vaughn moved from the front passenger seat to the driver’s seat and sped out of the parking lot southbound on Chalmers Street.
Vaughn continued to speed down Chalmers Street and when he approached Seymour Street, he ran the red light, striking the Chevrolet Trailblazer driven by Harlan who had three children inside, including 5-year-old twins and a 12-year-old. The family dog was also inside the SUV, but was safety rescued.
A relative of Harlan said:
“A what point do we get to the point where enough is enough. Enough doing stupid stuff, acting the fool because all it does is get us back to what we were doing right now. Loving on each other, crying, and now we have to bury our loved one, for what? It wasn’t worth it.”
“And now you are spending the rest of your life in jail and your loved ones get to look at you while we have to see my sister at a grave site laying in the ground.”
A GoFundMe page has been set up to donate to the family for a memorial in Harlan’s honor.
Trial reportedly delayed for illegal immigrant accused of killing 22 elderly Americans
Jul 1, 2020 – DALLAS, TX – He’s facing the death penalty for the alleged murder of two elderly women – 81-year-old Lu Thi Harris in March 2018 and 91-year-old Phyllis Payne in 2016.
The illegal immigrant is accused of killing a total of 22 elderly people.
And now his trial is being delayed. And get this – it wasn’t even scheduled until April of 2021.
Why the delay? The coronavirus.
Billy Chemirmir is 47 years old.
This week, his attorney confirmed to the Dallas Morning News that the murder trial will likely be delayed due to the crisis. He pointed out that most trials have been delayed.
That of course also means a delay in the ongoing investigations around Chemirmir’s alleged victims.
In total, family members for five of the victims are still waiting for their loved ones’ death certificates to be relabeled from “natural causes” to “homicide.”
Prosecutors in criminal court said Chemirmir is responsible for at least 14 murders of elderly Americans in the Dallas area.
Then there are the civil lawsuits, where Chemirmir has been accused of an additional eight murders of elderly Americans.
According to prosecutors, Chemirmir would smother his victims to death and steal property from them.
Here’s the list of the alleged victims, as reported by Breitbart News:
83-year-old Leah Corken
82-year-old Juanita Purdy
88-year-old Mary Brooks
84-year-old Minnie Campbell
82-year-old Ann Conklin
75-year-old Rosemary Curtis
85-year-old Norma French
92-year-old Doris Gleason
81-year-old Lu Thi Harris
81-year-old Carolyn MacPhee
81-year-old Miriam Nelson
91-year-old Phyllis Payne
94-year-old Phoebe Perry
80-year-old Martha Williams
82-year-old Joyce Abramowitz
87-year-old Glenna Day
89-year-old Solomon Spring
90-year-old Doris Wasserman
86-year-old Margaret White
79-year-old Diana Delahunty
93-year-old Mamie Dell Miya
It was previously reported by Breitbart that Chemirmir first arrived in the U.S. on a B-2 tourist visa in July 2003 – and even though he was supposed to only temporarily be in the U.S., he overstayed his visa and became an illegal alien who was eligible for deportation.
But he wasn’t deported. That’s because he was able to use a loophole in the nation’s legal immigration system.
That let him obtain a green card after marrying an American citizen – and he was approved for it in November 2007.
According to Breitbart, he had a criminal record, including convictions for drunk driving, trespassing, assault, and obstructing a police officer.
Now he’s being held on an $11.6 million bail in the Dallas County Jail.
In the meantime in Bloomington, Illinois last week – another mind blowing case involving an illegal immigrant.
It has been slightly over a year since an illegal immigrant from Honduras killed a man by way of running a red light and hitting 39-year-old Corey Cottrell while he was on his motorcycle.
Now sources reveal that the illegal immigrant responsible for killing this father of two was only sentenced to 7 years in prison for the crime.
Prosecutors recommended a 12-year sentence, while the defense argued for probation before Judge Scott Drazewski handed down the seven-year sentence.https://t.co/LuLF3RCENT
— WJBC AM-1230 (@WJBC) June 24, 2020
This illegal immigrant from Honduras was ordered deported twice in previous year before killing Cottrell on June 22nd in 2019, yet 27-year-old illegal alien Jose Rodriguez seemed to never get deported despite those orders that were doled out in 2013 and 2014.
Instead of being deported, Rodriguez was able to remain shielded within the sanctuary state of Illinois.
On that fateful day in June of last year, Cottrell was reportedly on his way to see his mother Kathy when Rodriguez ran a red light in Bloomington and killed Cottrell. After entering a plea of guilty this past January, Rodriguez was sentenced to merely 7 years in prison under the charge of fleeing the scene of an accident with a death involved.
Prosecutors were said to have recommended at least a 12-year sentence, yet Judge Scott Drazewski only doled out 7 years for reasons unknown. This is after the fact that authorities showcased that Rodriguez was driving without a license and also fled the scene and self-surrendered the day after killing Cottrell.
Family members of Cottrell are suspicious of whether or not alcohol was involved in the fatal hit-and-run that day in June of last year, a question that’ll likely never be answered since Rodriguez avoided authorities until the day after the incident.
No matter the circumstances, this past Father’s Day was likely a grim one in the household of Cottrell’s 11- and 14-year-old daughters Karina and Alexandra – as this was the first Father’s Day the two young girls were without their dad.
— FAIR (@FAIRImmigration) July 26, 2019
Prior to Rodriguez’s sentencing, he was able to enjoy quite a bit of freedom over the past year after the fatal crash. While his bail was initially set to $1 million, the same judge who sentenced him recently reduced his bail last year to $100k. Rodriguez was said to have only needed to pay a fraction of that cost to attain his freedom, which he reportedly did.
Bail for Rodriguez was originally set at $1,000,000. However,
McLean County Judge Scott Drazewski lowered Rodriguez’s bail to $100,000,
allowing him to be freed by paying only a small portion of that price.
— Calif. (@Retirednow72) December 16, 2019
Even when ICE got involved in the case prior to Rodriguez even pleading guilty earlier this year, immigration Judge Samuel Coleto allowed him to be released from ICE custody on November 15th of 2019.
Once again, when Rodriguez entered his plea of guilty in January of 2020 – he was allowed to remain free on his previous bail until sentencing.
Needless to say, the price of illegal immigration is a high one – and the people paying the price always seem to be the ones who never asked for illegal immigration to be ignored.
There seems to be no end to the criminal conduct that stems from those illegally residing within the country.
According to reports, an illegal alien that was residing within Gainesville, Georgia was arrested under charges of sexually assaulting a minor while also proving the underage girl with alcohol.
Police say that 21-year-old Jose Tomas Pedro has been formally charged with rape and furnishing alcohol to a minor for an incident that was alleged to have taken place on May 31st.
An illegal alien has been charged with raping an underage girl and providing her with alcohol in Gainseville, Georgia. https://t.co/fthZAvq4Fs
— Breitbart News (@BreitbartNews) June 19, 2020
While authorities did not disclose the age of the victim, they noted that deputies from the Hall County Sheriff’s Office responded to a Northeast Georgia Medical Center at roughly 10:45 a.m. on the 31st where the girl was being treated.
HCSO spokesman Derreck Booth provided the following statement on the case:
“According to the initial investigation, the victim met Pedro through interactions on social media. A relative of Pedro drove him to pick the victim up in her neighborhood and dropped the two off at Pedro’s residence on Georgia Avenue where he provided her alcohol and sexually assaulted her during the early morning hours of May 31.”
Jose Tomas Pedro – Hall County Sheriff’s Office
Apparently, the relative of Pedro that picked the young girl up had later dropped her off back home after the assault allegedly took place. However, according to the HCSO, the relative had alleged that they were oblivious to any indications of furnished alcohol or sexual assault.
As of now, Pedro is being held within the Hall County Jail. There is currently an immigration detainer issued by ICE for Pedro if he’s ever released from custody.
Last month in Shawano County, Wisconsin, there was an update in a case involving an illegal immigrant allegedly sexually assaulting underage girls. However, this individual is alleged to have harmed multiple victims.
A 20-year-old illegal immigrant from Mexico recently pleaded not guilty to charges related to sexually assaulting three underage girls. The ages of the alleged victims at the time of the encounters were said to be 12, 14, and 15-years-old.
— FAIR (@FAIRImmigration) May 30, 2020
A statement provided by ICE on May 12th notes the details of the suspect involved in the current case:
“Hobel Bravo-Perez, 20, is a citizen of Mexico who is illegally in the U.S. On Sept. 16, officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) filed a detainer for Bravo-Perez with Shawano County (Wisconsin) after his arrest for sexually assaulting a minor.”
Bravo-Perez is currently charged with six crimes, which include sexual assault of a child, and repeated sexual assault of a child. After a recent plea of not guilty, his next court appearance is slated for July 7th of this year.
When police were first investigating this case, it was uncovered by the suspect’s own brother that he’d been residing in the United States illegally during the period of his alleged crimes.
Authorities later seized two falsified LAPR cards (lawfully admitted for permanent residence) and also a fake social security card during the investigation of the accused.
Hobel Bravo-Perez – Shawano County Sheriff’s Office
Police allege that Bravo-Perez had engaged a 15-year-old victim through social media, in which the victim reportedly told authorities that the suspect had forced her into having sex when encountered in person. The suspect allegedly told authorities that he didn’t force himself onto the victim, but instead paid her $50 to engage in sex.
Upon further investigating, police were said to have located another victim of Bravo-Perez. This 14-year-old had allegedly told investigators that she’d engaged in a sexual relationship with the suspect, and had engaged in intercourse numerous times. She further claimed that Bravo-Perez had abused her on several occasions, which the suspect denies.
A third victim came forward and stated that when she was 12-years-old, her and Bravo-Perez had sex seven times between December of 2018 to February of 2019. He’s still in custody reportedly, as his bail was set at $100,000 last year in September when first arrested.
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