Posted on February 27, 2024

Venezuelan Migrant Illegally in US Charged for Sexual Assault Against Minor in Virginia

Stepheny Price, Fox News, February 26, 2024

Authorities in Virginia have arrested a 32-year-old Venezuelan migrant in connection with a sexual assault on a minor, the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office confirmed to Fox News.

The Campbell County Sheriff’s Office said that Renzo Mendoza Montes, 32, was arrested on Thursday, February 22, on two felony charges in connection with a sexual assault on a minor.

Renzo Mendoza Montes

Renzo Mendoza Montes

According to deputies, Mendoza is a Venezuelan citizen who is in the country illegally after being detained and released by US Customs and Border Patrol in El Paso, Texas, on September 2, 2023.

Deputies told Fox News that Mendoza was being held without bond, but has now been taken into ICE custody.

This latest arrest comes as violent crimes against US citizens by illegal immigrants are on the rise.