Man Posed as Illegal Immigrant to Avoid Prison, Police Say

Los Angeles Times, November 3, 2011

Jaime Alvarado, welcome to the annals of truth-is-stranger-than-fiction crime stories.

The Salt Lake City man was facing cocaine and heroin possession charges last year that could have sent him to prison for up to 15 years, the Associated Press reported. So Alvarado, 27, came up with a novel solution.

He got deported.

Alvarado told law enforcement and immigration officials that his name was Saul Quiroz and that he’d sneaked across the U.S.-Mexico border illegally, the AP said. Authorities shipped him back to what they believed was his country of origin.

Instead of vanishing into a beach town or big city, however, Alvarado returned to the U.S. And earlier this year, he got arrested. {snip}

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  • Mark

    This case and the case of the Top Drug Lord of Mexico (Chapo Guzman) and his wife giving birth to her twins in Los Angeles County are high irony indeed of the US Federale’ Governments’ Open Borders Policy.

    Think of it, the top Drug Lord, probably of The World, has 2 kids that are now US Citizens. Sums it up I’d say.

  • Anonymous

    Imagine the advantage to you if you could live without paying taxes, fees, getting permits or any of the other myriad ways our goobermint bleeds us! Free fire service, nursery school, school service, medical, police, food, obesity treatment, civil rights and minority privileges you will never get in mexico, roads etc.

    No fees to work, taxes, Social Security, Drivers licenses, insurance, or licensing fees. Spend $10.00 at kinko’s for cards and flyers and be a contractor. No learning the building codes or a trade. Your work is c**p and the walls fall down? No tort case, your illegal and can’t be sued! You can’t even be found!And if you get caught in a crime, No Habla English for a free trip home for a fresh identity.