ICE gives the chilling revelation that the suspect behind the brutal and unprovoked stabbing incident inside a diner in California last month is actually an illegal immigrant who has been deported several times.
A spokesperson for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) made the confirmation to The Daily Caller.
The suspect, California-based Eulalio Miniz Orozco, 39, was allegedly captured on surveillance cameras on December 21 eating than getting up from his table and brutally stabbing another diner in the neck at Lola’s Supermarket in the Santa Rosa area.
The shocking and deplorable thing is, the two diners were eating separately at that time and were not even speaking to each other at that time. They did not even appear to know each other. But without warning and totally unprovoked, Orozco just stood up, went to the other diner and stabbed him in the neck, then fled the scene.
The victim was a much older 61-year-old man who sustained life-threatening injuries from the stabbing.
Orozco was arrested by authorities on December 28.
ICE says Orozco is also known as Ricardo Velasquez-Romero. ICE spokesman James Schwab said that ICE placed a detainer on the suspect on December 28 for the stabbing incident in Santa Rosa, California.
The alarming thing is that Schwab disclosed their findings that Velasquez-Romero has been repatriated to his native Mexico seven times already since 2007. Records also show that Velasquez-Romero also has multiple prior criminal convictions, including those from felony drug and weapons charge.
It is not clear how he managed to go back to the U.S. given his dubious record. The biggest cause for concern, however, is that his case is far from being an isolated one. A recent report from the Department of Homeland Security found that 372,098 non-U.S. citizen offenders were removed from the United States after conviction of an aggravated felony or two or more felonies, between the period October 2011 and September 30, 2017.