STATE OF THE UNION – ICE released a 31-year-old Haitian national back into the community after he was arrested for alleged sexual crimes, despite an immigration detainer being filed.
Pierre Lucard Emile suspect had illegally entered the U.S. and was issued a notice to appear before an immigration judge.
ICE apprehended him after local police arrested him, but the Dorchester District Court released him with an electronic monitoring device, pending the resolution of his criminal charges.
ICE Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) Field Office Director Todd M. Lyons stated:
“Disturbingly and despite our filing an immigration detainer, this individual was released back into the community by the criminal court” …