Fifth illegal alien arrested on rape charges in a month in sanctuary MD county

· August 27, 2019  
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It’s not clear how many times this needs to happen before the sanctuary politicians are willing to recognize there’s a sex offender problem among illegal aliens, but it appears there is now a fifth case of an illegal alien alleged rape in Montgomery County, Maryland, in a month.

According to ICE spokeswoman Justine Whelan, “On Aug. 14, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement lodged a detainer with Montgomery County Detention Center on unlawfully present Salvadoran national Nelson Saul Reyes-Medrano following his arrest for rape and other related charges.”

Thanks to the terrific and rare acts of journalism performed by local ABC reporter Kevin Lewis, four previous cases of illegal aliens arrested for rape in the Maryland sanctuary county have come to light this month. If not for his reporting, we would likely never know about these cases. But Lewis recognizes that sanctuary cities either serving as a magnet for sex offenders or sometimes even releasing them in defiance of federal immigration law is a big story. On numerous occasions, CR has been the first outlet to report the immigration status of those who’ve committed high-profile crimes in a given area, ignored by local media. If there was a Kevin Lewis in every major media market, the country would learn the true extent of the illegal alien sex offender problem and the danger of sanctuary cities.

As Lewis notes, Montgomery County, like most jurisdictions, refuses to collect data on the number of rapes (or other crimes) committed by illegal aliens, so there is no way to quantify how often this happens. In one recent case, Montgomery County released a rape suspect in defiance of an ICE detainer.

Montgomery County, with its large population of illegal aliens from El Salvador, has also become a hotbed for MS-13 activity.

Another interesting note is that this suspect supposedly has 10 children. How many of them were born here against the will and laws of the American people, yet thanks to erroneous policies, we are now stuck with them? One of the other accused rapists from this month, Kevin Mendoza, was allegedly trying to rape a 12-year-old girl while his wife was giving birth to a baby who will be regarded as American.

The only question remaining is whether Republicans and the Trump administration will make Montgomery County the rallying cry to declare war on sanctuary cities and weak-on-crime jurisdictions the same way the Left is making El Paso the rallying cry to infringe upon constitutional rights? Or will both parties continue to cover up the child sex problem among illegal aliens and the role sanctuaries play in enabling them to remain here?

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Author: Daniel Horowitz

Daniel Horowitz is a senior editor of Conservative Review. Follow him on Twitter @RMConservative.