PREVIOUSLY DEPORTED ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT CHARGED WITH MURDER
Jose Luis Discua-Bados, 29, allegedly beat and stabbed his estranged wife, Dayana Bados, to death at her grandmother’s home in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on January 3. According to court documents, Discua-Bados attacked Dayana as she was leaving for work, repeatedly beating her in the head with a board before he went inside the home, retrieved a knife, and stabbed her multiple times in the back of the head and neck as she lie on the ground. Her 2-year-old son was inside the home at the time of the attack.
Discua-Bados reportedly had been deported to Honduras but recently re-entered the country. He has been charged with first-degree intentional homicide and the use of a dangerous weapon.
U.S. BORDER AGENT AND JAIL OFFICER ARRESTED IN DRUG CONSPIRACY CASE
Border Patrol agent Ivhan Herrera-Chiang, 29, and corrections officer Michael Lopez-Garcia, 28, an employee of the AZ state prison in Yuma, were arrested last week and charged with conspiracy to possess and distribute methamphetamine, cocaine and marijuana after attempting to buy drugs from undercover agents. The pair allegedly provided smugglers with border sensor locations, combinations to border gates and the identities of confidential informants. Lopez-Garcia was also charged with personally smuggling two pounds of methamphetamine through a border checkpoint.
According to figures released by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), between 2003 and 2009, 129 Customs and Border Protection officers and Border Patrol agents were arrested on corruption charges.