Cities Across United States Seeing Surge of Violent Crimes Committed by Illegal Aliens

Illegal Immigrants
by Debra Heine


A rash of horrific crimes committed by illegal immigrants across the country in the past few weeks has many Americans on edge. While most illegal aliens come to the United States seeking a better life, the massive increase in illegal immigration under the Biden Regime has brought with it an increase in crime that is hard to deny.

GOP presidential frontrunner Donald Trump was once excoriated in the media as a racist liar for pointing out the link between high rates of illegal immigration and crime.

During his presidential announcement speech in June of 2015, the then-presidential candidate famously warned that many of the migrants crossing the border illegally were “bringing drugs,” “bringing crime” and were “rapists.”

Now that an estimated ten million illegals have crossed Biden’s wide open border since 2021, Trump’s warning has come into full focus.


In just the past week, recent arrivals from Central America and South America have been arrested for rape, murder, theft, and burglaries throughout the U.S., including  Florida, Maryland, Michigan, Washington, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, Virginia, New York and Georgia.

 On Feb. 26, an illegal alien from Honduras was arrested for allegedly raping a woman at a hotel in Englewood, Florida, ABC7 reported.

The victim told the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office that Santo Felix Cruz-Ramos pushed her onto the bed and forced himself on her, Sunday evening. He is being held at the Charlotte County Jail without bond and Border Patrol has been contacted regarding his status.

Cruz-Ramos was listed in the sheriff’s office booking sheet as “white.”

On Monday, Prince George’s County Police Department  in Langley Park, Maryland charged 25-year-old Nilson Trejo-Granados with first and second-degree murder in connection with the shooting death of 2-year-old boy.

A U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Removal Operations Baltimore spokesperson told FOX 5 that Trejo-Granados is “an unlawfully present Salvadoran national.”

A Department of Justice immigration judge in Newark, New Jersey reportedly ordered Trejo-Granados’ removal from the United States in November of 2022. After he committed more crimes in Maryland, the the Montgomery County Detention Center repeatedly “refused to honor the detainer” and released him back onto the streets.

According to the ICE records, the Montgomery County Police Department arrested Trejo-Granados on March 21, 2023, and charged him with theft. While those charges remain pending, ICE lodged an Immigration Detainer on Trejo-Granados with the Montgomery County Detention Center on March 22, 2023; however, the agency says MCDC refused to honor the detainer and Trejo-Granados was released by MCDC on March 27, 2023.

MCPD arrested Trejo-Granados on September 26, 2023, and charged him with theft again, and attempt to obstruct and hindering.

ICE lodged an Immigration Detainer with the MCDC on Trejo-Granados, once more, on Sept. 27, 2023; however, MCDC released Trejo-Granados from custody on October 12, 2023.

On February 8, 2024, Trejo-Granados was part of a deadly shootout between two rival gangs.

A mother and her 2-year-old son, were walking along Kanawha Street in Langley Park when shots were fired between the two gangs. According to detectives, the toddler and his mother were caught in the middle of the crossfire and struck by bullets.

The mother was taken to a nearby hospital, and her son was taken to Children’s National, where he was later pronounced dead. Four others have been arrested in the case, including two juveniles, although their immigration statuses have not been publicized.

An MS-13 gang member who slipped into the country illegally multiple times, was arrested in Massachusetts on February 18.

Wilmer A. Garcia-Manzanares, 44, was a fugitive wanted for a murder in El Salvador, according to authorities.

State police said he illegally entered the the U.S. at least four times in recent years through both the Southern and Northern borders.

Last September, Venezuelan citizen Renzo Mendoza Montes (pictured above, left) crossed the southern border into El Paso, Texas. He was detained by Border Patrol and then released into the country. Five months later, he allegedly sexually assaulted a 14-year-old girl in Campbell County, Virginia, the New York Post reported on Feb. 27.

Montes is facing charges of “carnal knowledge of a child without force” and “taking indecent liberties with a child.”

“We are especially sensitive to the fact that these crimes involve a young juvenile who lives here within our community,” Sheriff Whit Clark said in a statement.

Angel Matias Castellanos-Orellana, a 19-yer-old illegal alien from from Honduras, was arrested in Kenner, Louisiana on Sunday after he had committed two violent crimes.

The Kenner Police Department confirmed that Castellanos-Orellana is in the United States illegally.

His crime spree allegedly began on February 20 with the rape of a 14-year-old girl at knifepoint, Fox8Live reported.

Then, in the early morning of Feb. 25, police responded to reports of a stabbing.

Police say a man was getting out of his vehicle and approached by Castellanos-Orellana, demanding his property. During the robbery, police say Castellanos-Orellana stabbed the victim multiple times in his face and his back. The victim was taken to the hospital and is in stable condition.

Officers at the scene found Castellanos-Orellana covered in blood.

He was arrested and booked on one count each of armed robbery, aggravated battery, first degree rape, and aggravated assault. A Federal “ICE” detainer was issued for Castellanos-Orellana as well.

Chief Keith Conley says undocumented immigrants are difficult to identify due to the lack of documentation. Castellanos-Orellana reportedly used aliases in the past, including Elven Locket.

“This case highlights the challenges faced by local law enforcement when dealing with illegal immigrants,” said Chief Conley. “Limited access to data, false identification, and language barriers hinder our efforts. The arrest of Castellanos-Orellana brings relief to our community, but concerns remain about potential future crimes and identity changes.”

ICE’s Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) in Seattle arrested 12 illegal immigrants with sex offense-related convictions, including child exploitation crimes, during a nationwide law enforcement effort that ran from Feb. 5 to Feb. 16. In January, ICE arrested a total of 171 individuals who “presented a threat to public safety” in the sanctuary state of Washington.

Those arrested include:

A 23-year-old citizen of Mexico in Spokane who was convicted of felony rape by the Superior Court of Washington for Spokane County.
A 27-year-old citizen of Mexico in Hillsboro, Oregon, who was convicted of felony rape by the Washington County Circuit Court.
A 44-year-old citizen of India in Portland, Oregon, who was convicted of sexual abuse by the Circuit Court of the State of Oregon for the County of Washington.
A 30-year-old citizen of El Salvador in Beaverton, Oregon, who was convicted of sexual penetration, sexual abuse and burglary by the Circuit Court of the State of Oregon for the County of Clackamas.
A 24-year-old citizen of Mexico in Fife who was convicted of possession of depictions of minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct by the Superior Court of Washington for Pierce County.

 Jose Antonio Ibarra, a Venezuelan illegal alien, is accused of brutally murdering 22-year-old Laken Riley last Thursday on the University of Georgia campus.

Police arrested Ibarra, 26, on Friday and charged him with “malice murder, felony murder, aggravated battery, aggravated assault, false imprisonment, kidnapping, hindering a 911 call and concealing the death of another.”

 According to reports, “transnational organized crime groups” from South America are burglarizing homes all across America.

In Michigan, a criminal gang of illegals have reportedly targeted wealthy gated communities around Detroit, breaking into homes and stealing cash, precious metals, purses, jewelry, electronics, watches and more.

Oakland County, Michigan Sheriff Michael Bouchard warned the gangs are able to bypass high-tech security.

“We estimate that there are crews operating all across the country,” he said.

“They’re taking advantage of coming to the U.S. and committing these crimes, and being able to disappear to some degree,” Detective Scott Pezick of the West Whiteland Township, Pennsylvania police department told local station WPVI earlier this month.

Pezick said that he’s seen at least three separate “South American theft groups” targeting the community in recent months.

“On February 1, police said two men were involved in a theft at the Ulta in Exton that netted about $2,000 worth of merchandise. They were identified as Albert Torrealba Jordan and Keiver Guilarte Camps, both from Venezuela,” WPVI reported.

The same thing is happening in Louisiana, according to Republican Gov. Jeff Landry.

“We know that a large portion of those that are coming in are conducting criminal activities,” the governor recently said on Fox News’ “Fox & Friends.”

“In the city of Kenner, which is right next to New Orleans, the chief has already well-documented the fact that illegals in the City of Kenner are basically recruiting the young juveniles who came into the country, to basically become criminals,” he added.

 In the past month, illegal aliens in New York City have attacked NYPD officers in a migrant shelter and in Times Square.

• Ruano Garcia, an illegal immigrant from Guatemala, was arrested in Lehi, Utah Monday after allegedly raping an 11-year-old girl. Police say they found a fake Social Security card in his wallet, which Garcia admitted he purchased before coming to the United States.

Earlier this month, a majority of House Democrats opposed legislation aimed at denying admission or deporting foreign nationals who had admitted to or been convicted of specific crimes, including Social Security fraud.

Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk has been using his platform X to raise awareness of the dangers of Joe Biden’s wide-open borders.

“Anyone, even a literal serial killer, can toss away the ID they used to get into Mexico from anywhere in the world, then claim asylum, say they have no documents and be ushered into America,” he wrote on February 27, in response to a New York Post story about the heartbreaking murder of Laken Riley. “This is happening every day.”

Hat tip to Libs of TikTok for flagging so many of these stories on X.

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Debra Heine reports for American Greatness. 






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