The Naples Daily News reported:
From 1999 to 2004, he served time in prison for a holdup. After his release, on March 1, 2004, he began serving 15 years of supervised probation. But records show he stopped reporting to his probation officer and became a fugitive.
An arrest warrant for violation of probation was issued in May, after Arango was arrested and charged in Lee County with two counts each of possessing cocaine and selling cocaine and one count of trafficking cocaine.
Arango was able to post bail 26 hours after his May arrest.
As to why, in spite of a lengthy criminal record, Arango wasn’t deported, U.S. Immigration and Custom Enforcement officials said it was out of their hands.
In a statement released Monday, U.S. Immigration and Custom Enforcement (ICE) officials said Arango was released on an order of supervision in 2004 based on a 2001 Supreme Court ruling.
Read more at the Illegal Alien Crime Report
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