Sheriff Accuses Federal Gov Of ‘Victimizing’ Americans After Illegal Immigrant Charged With Sexually Assaulting Child
EAGLE PASS, TEXAS - DECEMBER 20: Immigrants wait to be processed at a U.S. Border Patrol transit center after they crossed the border from Mexico on December 20, 2023 in Eagle Pass, Texas. A late-year surge of migrants crossing the U.S.southern border has overwhelmed U.S. immigration officials.
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A sheriff is accusing the federal government of victimizing Americans after an illegal immigrant was arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl in Florida.

Marvin Dionel Perez Lopez was accused by police earlier this month of forcing the girl into his van and sexually assaulting her in Lake Worth, Florida. He faces charges of kidnapping, sexually assaulting a minor, sexual assault of a victim under 12 years old, and resisting an officer without violence, according to CBS 12.

According to Palm Beach Police, Lopez, a Guatemalan national, illegally crossed into the United States in January where he was apprehended by Border Patrol. He was then released into the country with a court date four years into the future in 2027.

“Here’s a Guatemalan, who came into the country illegally, was stopped by [Border Patrol], released, and made his way to South Florida. And now he commits a crime where he held an 11-year-old girl against her will and sexually assaulted her,” Palm Beach County Sheriff Ric Bradshaw said.

“We grabbed him. He’s confessed to the crime. So he’s gonna get tried for a capital crime before he even remotely thinks he’s gonna get deported. He’s gonna do the time here first,” Bradshaw added. “The federal government is victimizing the people who live in this country by letting these people in here.”

The police report on the arrest said that the girl’s mother started banging on the van door causing Lopez to run away, CBS 12 reported. She later went to Lopez’s home and called the police after he reportedly asked for forgiveness. When police arrived to question him, they said he escaped out a window and ran into an alleyway before he was eventually arrested.


As reports of violent crimes committed by illegal immigrants have continued to make headlines, Republicans have demanded that President Joe Biden close down the border.

Earlier this week, Jose Ibarra, the illegal immigrant accused of murdering 22-year-old nursing student Laken Riley, was officially indicted with felony murder and malice murder. Ibarra had been released into the United States after being apprehended illegally crossing the border in September 2022. Riley was out on a run on the campus of the University of Georgia when she was murdered. Ibarra was later arrested and accused of beating and choking her to death.

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