24 arrested for immigration violations in Missouri & Illinois
ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – Immigration and Customs Enforcement along with local authorities have arrested 24 individuals on criminal, fugitive and immigrations violations in St. Charles County Mo., New Madrid County Mo., Champaign County Ill., McLean County Ill., Effingham County Ill., and Jackson County Ill.
The arrest is part of an ongoing effort by ICE to enforce immigration and removal operations of criminals and immigration violators. Those arrested were wanted for sexual misconduct, felonious restraint, violating protection orders, felony driving under the influence causing bodily harm, battery, resisting arrest, criminal damage to property and illegal re-entry after deportation.
The nationally breakdown of the 24 men arrested, was as follows: Mexico (14), Guatemala (9) and India (1).