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Immigration agents focusing on Fremont

Posted by nebraskaobserver on August 21, 2008

Published Wednesday August 20, 2008
BY CINDY GONZALEZ
WORLD-HERALD STAFF WRITER

FREMONT, Neb. – Federal immigration agents have stepped up efforts in Fremont since the debate over a controversial City Council proposal that would have punished those who rented to or hired illegal immigrants, local leaders said Wednesday.

“We’ve had a lot more contact with their field agents,” Doug Campbell, Dodge County Director of Correction, said of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

“They’ve been coming up and talking to us in person, reassuring us that if we need anything they’re there and available,” Campbell said.

County Attorney Paul Vaughan said ICE has placed more federal “holds” on illegal immigrants serving time for previous criminal acts.

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News Bulletin: Fremont, Nebraska immigration task force grows!

Posted by nebraskaobserver on August 18, 2008

The Fremont, Nebraska task force on the cities illegal immigration issues has expanded to include representatives from the Attorney General Jon Bruning, U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry and U.S. Sen. Ben Nelson’s offices. Too bad they don’t include the real elected officials.

Watch for Cindi with the Hispanic sounding name from the World-Herald to ask La Raza (The Race), the ACLU, the Nebraska Appleseed Project and many other radical nut groups if it’s OK! She is probably working overtime as our item is being posted. KPTM news item

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Take down that bird feeder, Fremont and Nebraska citizens!

Posted by nebraskaobserver on July 22, 2008

We got a letter from Maxine the other day. The analogy is absolutely right on . . . Maxine tells it like it is!!!! Take down that bird feeder, Fremont and Nebraska citizens!


I bought a bird feeder. I hung it on my back porch and filled it with seed. What a beauty of a bird feeder it is, as I filled it lovingly with seed. Within a week we had hundreds of birds taking advantage of the continuous flow of free and easily accessible food.


But then the birds started building nests in the boards of the patio, above the table, and next to the barbecue. Then came the poop. It was everywhere: on the patio tile, the chairs, the table everywhere!

Then some of the birds turned mean. They would dive bomb me and try to peck me even though I had fed them out of my own pocket. And others birds were boisterous and loud. They sat on the feeder and squawked and screamed at all hours of the day and night and demanded that I fill it when it got low on food.


After a while, I couldn’t even sit on my own back porch anymore. So I took down the bird feeder and in three days the birds were gone. I cleaned up their mess and took down the many nests they had built all over the patio.


Soon, the back yard was like it used to be…. quiet, serene and no one demanding their rights to a free meal. Now let’s see……!

Our government gives out free food, subsidized housing, free medical care, and free education and allows anyone born here to be an automatic citizen.

Then the illegals came by the tens of thousands. Suddenly our taxes went up to pay for free services; small apartments are housing 5 families; you have to wait 6 hours to be seen by an emergency room doctor; your child’s 2nd grade class is behind other schools because over half the class doesn’t speak English.

Corn Flakes now come in a bilingual box; I have to ‘press one’ to hear my bank talk to me in English, and people waving flags other than ‘Old Glory’ are squawking and screaming in the streets, demanding more rights and free liberties.


Just our opinion, but maybe it’s time for our federal, state and local governments to take down the bird feeder. If you agree, pass it on; if not, continue cleaning up the poop and paying high taxes the feed the birds!”

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EDITORIAL: Shades of the National Socialist Movement…ugly pro-illegal immigration rally in Arizona (an example of the truth!)

Posted by nebraskaobserver on July 15, 2008

In reference to our posting yesterday of comments by Mark Brannen, Omaha, regarding the recent July 5 neo-Nazi demonstration in South Omaha against illegal immigration, we offer these observations.

Since, the NebraskaObserver was not there, we do not know specifically what was being said in Mark’s alleged “discriminatory rant about illegal immigration”, however if any racial comments were made they are inexcusable in our opinion.

That said, the public needs to know (and the World-Herald and any other state or national news organization is not going to tell you) that the mere criticism of our nation’s immigration system or problems associated with illegal immigration is immediately condemned by the “open borders” crowd as “hate speech” and “racist”. It’s in their “play book”.

Now yelling and using a loudspeaker is fair game as far as we are concerned. The “open borders” kooks and liberals have used them for years. Why not anyone else?

Additionally, there is overwhelming evidence that pro-illegal immigration advocates/kooks incite intolerance and violence. For example, see the recent beating and stomping of an effigy of Maricopa County (Phoenix) Sheriff Joe Arpaio, captured on video and reported in the Arizona Daily Star. This occurred at a rally sponsored by the Coalición de Derechos Humanos, a prominent illegal alien advocacy group.

In spite of a truly ugly protest organized by these pro-illegal alien protesters in front of a Tucson, Arizona, bookstore none of the self-anointed guardians of civil discourse have uttered a word of condemnation of these actions.

Oh!…. by the way, clearly depicted in the video, carrying the effigy head of Sheriff Arpaio is Isabel Garcia, an attorney for the Pima County (Tucson) public defender’s office (what’s that all about?).

If it were any other group, including the National Socialist Movement, it would be considered by the “open borders” kooks as a hate crime, but since it’s against a white man, there can’t possibly be any need to raise that issue, right?

If anyone thinks that this does not or will not happen here in Nebraska, think again! All a person has to do is look at the border and surrounding mid-western states. It’s already here, Nebraskans!

In the next few months leading up to the 2009 State legislative session, the NebraskaObserver will be bringing examples of this type of activity to your attention.

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Lincoln: 8 bales of mariuana intercepted on I-80 this morning from barefoot blackman from the Bronx!

Posted by nebraskaobserver on July 9, 2008

EDITORS NOTE: It’s common for drug mules to make their drug runs at night thinking that the authorities won’t catch them. Let’s see…speeding and evading law enforcement. Iowa plates, a New York State driver’s license and a barefoot black guy from the Bronx. What’s that all about?….Whoo.ee!….way to go Nebraska State Patrol!

NEWS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NEBRASKA STATE PATROL
www.nsp.state.ne.us
Contact: Deb Collins 402-479-4985
July 9, 2008

Marijuana Seized, Suspect Sought

(Lincoln, NE)- A traffic stop on Interstate 80 just east of the South 27th Street Interchange led to the seizure of eight bales of marijuana and a search for the driver of the pickup hauling the illegal drugs.

Around 2:00 a.m., Wednesday, July 09, 2008, a trooper with the Nebraska State Patrol stopped a 2007 Dodge pickup with Iowa plates for speeding on eastbound I-80 near mm 401. The driver of the vehicle was sitting in the trooper’s patrol car, waiting for a K-9 officer to arrive, when he fled on foot

The Lincoln Police Department assisted the Nebraska State Patrol in setting up a perimeter around the area and the Nebraska State Patrol helicopter was called into assist in the search.

Approximately two-hours later the search was called off without locating the suspect. The suspect is a black male identified by his New York driver’s license as 31-year-old Patrick Golding of Bronx, New York.

An indication by a police service dog to the odor of drugs from the truck resulted in the seizure of eight bales of marijuana. The marijuana which was located in the bed of the pickup under the hard top cover had a total weight of 186.7 lbs.

The suspect who was barefoot was last seen wearing khaki shorts, and a camouflage shirt. Anyone who sees the suspect is asked to call local law enforcement. into a marshy area south of Interstate-80. The trooper gave chase and called for assistance.

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I-80 Mexican-So. American drug corridor alive and well during 4th of July weekend

Posted by nebraskaobserver on July 7, 2008

About 345 pounds of marijuana was seized by the Nebraska State Troopers on I-80 this 4th of July weekend. The three separate traffic stops occurred in Sarpy County, east of Grand Island and eastbound near Kearney.

On Thursday, July 3, 2008, a 1998 Honda Accord with Illinois plates was stopped for Following Too Close on eastbound I-80 near mm 437, in Sarpy County, Nebraska. The trooper’s K-9 indicated an odor of drugs coming from the vehicle. A search of the car led to the seizure of 220 lbs. of marijuana. The driver of the vehicle, 31-year-old Lazaro Cuen Alverez of San Jose, California and a passenger 30-year-old Gustavo Colunga Luna of Keizer, Oregon were both lodged in the Sarpy County Jail on charges of Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Deliver.

On Friday, July 4, 2008, a grey 2001 GMC with Arizona plates for speeding on eastbound I-80 near mm 315 on I-80 just east of Grand Island, in Hall County, Nebraska. The trooper was given consent to search the vehicle. The search led to the seizure of 89.7 lbs. of marijuana. The driver of the vehicle, 69-year-old Aurelio Vergara of Glendale, Arizona and a passenger 59-year-old Maria Vergara also of Glendale, Arizona, were both lodged in the Hall County Jail on Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Deliver.

On Saturday, July 5, 2008, yielded 35 lbs of marijuana. A 2008 Pontiac Grand Prix was stopped for speeding near Kearney in Buffalo County, Nebraska. A NSP canine indicated the odor of drugs coming from the vehicle. A search of the car led to the seizure of 35 lbs. of marijuana. The driver of the vehicle, 26-year-old John Eisel the IV, of Rockville, Maryland was lodged in the Buffalo County Detention Center on a charge of Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Deliver.

Why is eastbound so significant? Well, drug mules travel up through northbound routes and hit I-80 to drive east. Most drugs passing through on I-80 come from the Southwest (from Texas to California) headed for Chicago.

Many drugs are going to Chicago, but authorities along I-80 also have stopped traffickers heading to the East Coast and other cities such as Rockford, Ill., Detroit and Milwaukee.

Interstate I-80 is a major drug corridor for narcotics being shipped east from the West Coast. With the exception of Pottawattamie County in western Iowa, which had a large number of arrests and seizures in 2007, no other county along the 461-mile stretch from Council Bluffs, Iowa, to Chicago have seen nearly as many drug seizures as Henry County, Ill.. In fact, more arrests occur there than in any other county along I-80 from Chicago to the Nebraska border.

Troopers have pulled bags of cocaine, marijuana, heroin, Ecstasy, methamphetamine and other drugs out of cars, semis and motor homes. It has been found in gas tanks, air filters, tires and various compartments.

The drugs state police see most often on the interstate are cocaine from Mexico and South America, marijuana from the West Coast, Mexico and Canada, and Ecstasy, Patterson said. They also have seen more methamphetamine from Mexico now that stricter state laws make it more difficult for local meth producers to get the ingredients they need.

At any rate, there is a lot of drug traffic on I-80 and only a small portion is intercepted. So, if 345 pounds represents only about 10% (this is probably a real conservative estimate) of the drug trafficked across I-80 in Nebraska within three days, then approximately 3,105 pounds (or about 1.5 tons) got through. Drug traffickers will sometimes have more than one vehicle carrying drugs on a run, so if one is stopped, the others will get through. On the other hand, most drug money seizures are in vehicles headed back west. Duh!

At the center of all this is the vicious Mexican drug cartels and illegal Hispanic aliens with ties to these gangs. Then we have the black and Hispanic gangs on the other end that are the primary distributors.

And if that isn’t bad enough, we have “un-American” U.S. citizens that continually enable these Mexican nationals and illegal aliens to go about their dirty work and muck-up our society all in the name of “open-borders”.

EDITORS NOTE: See World-Herald version and note that the WH didn’t indicate four of the five parties were of hispanic origin!

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Lincoln County: 3 hispanics sentenced in District Court

Posted by nebraskaobserver on July 3, 2008

Published: Tuesday, July 1, 2008 4:26 AM CDT

The North Platte Telegraph

n Jeremy B. Torres, 22, 1310 W. Ninth, was sentenced Monday to 90 days in jail for three counts of criminal mischief $1,500 or more. He was given credit for three days and must report to serve out his sentence July 7 at 6:30 p.m.

n Floriberto N. Parra-Munoz Jr., aka Robert Munoz, 23, 315 E. Ninth appeared in District Court for two counts of use of a deadly weapon to commit a felony and two counts of second degree assault. His case was continued to July 21 at 11 a.m. According to court reports, Munoz was at a party and was asked to leave. When Munoz wouldn’t leave, a male escorted him out Munoz allegedly stabbed the male in the abdomen and the thumb. Another male came to assist and was also stabbed in the lower and upper back and in the abdomen.

n Ryan B. Lujan, 21, of North Platte appeared in District Court Monday for possession with intent to deliver – cocaine a class two felony. He pleaded guilty to the possession with intent charge. County Attorney Rebecca Harling dismissed his other case of burglary. Judge Murphy set Lujan’s sentence date for Aug. 11 at 9 a.m.

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ICE agents arrest 44 illegal immigrants

Posted by nebraskaobserver on June 25, 2008

POSTED: 6:53 pm CDT June 25, 2008
UPDATED: 7:19 pm CDT June 25, 2008

OMAHA, Neb. — Immigration agents said they’ve arrested 44 illegal immigrants during a five-day operation in several Nebraska cities.In Lexington, 25 people were arrested, along with 12 in Grand Island, two in Broken Bow and one each in Cozad, Gibbon, Hastings, Kearney and North Platte.A U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement official said arrests were made at homes and businesses in the days leading up to Tuesday.

Of the suspects, 28 were fugitives, meaning they had defied an immigration judge’s final order to leave the country and were targets of the operation. The other 16 were illegal immigrants arrested as agents targeted others.The immigrants are from Nicaragua, Guatemala, Mexico and El Salvador and were being held at county jails throughout Nebraska.

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Lincoln: Wheel-chair bound man tries to settle argument with crossbow

Posted by nebraskaobserver on June 24, 2008

Sometimes you can’t make this stuff up folks! Carlos Lupercio of Lincoln, NE got his 15 seconds of fame the last couple of days as news services all over the U.S. picked up the story. It seems Carlos, 49, and wheel-chair bound got into an argument with a 25 yr. old about the breed of the younger man’s dog on the sidewalk.

The owner said the dog was a pit bull, but Lupercio said it was a lab. Apparently, this pissed off Carlos so bad that he went and got his crossbow pistol to settle the argument. After 20 min. (you can imagine, it taking that long by wheel chair…remember the Tim Conway little old man skit?), he returns to settle the score.

The younger man apparently thought it was time to apologize and extended his hand. That’s when Carlos fired from about 2-3 ft., missed him and hit a tree.

Lupercio was arrested and jailed on suspicion of terroristic threats, use of a weapon to commit a felony, discharging a weapon within city limits, resisting arrest, failure to comply, marijuana possession and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Police say alcohol may have been a factor in the incident. Do you think?

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LINCOLN: Hispanic male involved in early morning assault & robbery

Posted by nebraskaobserver on June 12, 2008

Lincoln police are looking for a heavy set Hispanic male dressed in white shorts and shirt. A man was assaulted and robbed early Thursday morning while the victim slept. See KOLN/KGIN story

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