Illegal Alien With Three Prior Arrests Rapes Woman

Illegal Alien With Three Prior Arrests Rapes Woman

CHAPEL HILL, NC (WNCN) – The Department of Homeland Security has placed an immigration detainer on Jose Edelberto Garcia, a citizen of El Salvador, with the purpose of deporting him after he was arrested for rape.

Garcia, who has previously been convicted of a felony and at least three more misdemeanors in the U.S. according to the detainer, was arrested Friday, Sept. 2 in Raleigh on first degree forcible rape and first degree force sex offense charges.

Officials say that Garcia, 52, who has been living in Orange County, committed the rape on Aug. 21 with the arrest warrant being issued on Aug. 26.

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