NEW YORK – U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) removed an Ecuadorian national Friday who is wanted in his home country on rape charges.
Jason Vizcaino-Velepucha, 22, was removed from the United States via an ICE Air Operations Charter flight and transferred into the custody of Ecuadorian law enforcement authorities upon arrival to the capital of Guayaquil.
“Vizcaino-Velepucha sought refuge within our communities to avoid arrest and prosecution in his own country,” said Thomas Decker, field office director for ERO New York. “It is safe to say that no one wants a man wanted for rape lurking in their neighborhoods, and that is why ICE will continue to target and arrest those criminal aliens and return them to their home country to face the consequences of their actions.”
According to Ecuadorian law enforcement authorities, in October 2014, Vizcaino, acting in concert with others, committed the crime of rape while in Morona Santiago, Ecuador. The victim was a teenage female.
Vizcaino illegally entered the United States at an unknown place, on an unknown date. On March 1, 2016, Ecuadorian authorities issued an arrest warrant, charging Vizcaino with the rape. …
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