113 Criminal Foreign Nationals Arrested In Week-Long NJ Sweep
113 criminals have been taken into custody this week. The good news was made public by the N.J. field office of Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
Facts of the Case
The age of the offenders ranged from 18 to 74 years old and it is revealed through a press release that most of the individuals arrested have a criminal history. The press release stated, “All of the targets of this operation were criminal in nature.”
More than half of the offenders had prior convictions and most of them had prior felony convictions.
The crimes of several offenders were highlighted by the ICE from which one was:
- An Iraqi
- Convicted of narcotics possession
- An individual who was convicted for sexual assault on a minor
According to the acting director of the New York office of Customs & Border Protection, Leon Hayward, “It is through collaborative efforts… that law enforcement agencies can combat illegal acts and apprehend criminals who pose a threat to the homeland.”