Joe Arpaio Crows About ICE Taking Two Suspected Illegal Aliens Following MCSO Traffic Stop (w/Update)
ABC 15's report on Joe's ICE announcement
I'm skeptical of MCSO press releases and anything our prevaricating pseudo-Sheriff Joe Arpaio states as fact.
Still, the octogenarian Hispanic-hunter is boasting tonight about U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's taking two suspected undocumented aliens into custody after a "traffic stop" by Arpaio's outlaw Human Smuggling Unit.
"I am very happy that ICE is continuing to cooperate with our efforts in detecting illegal immigration activity," gloated Maricopa County's criminal copper in a press release, "especially following last week's controversial ruling on [Senate Bill] 1070 by the Supreme Court."
The MCSO release reports that one of the aliens was a 16 year-old girl. ABC 15 reports that the other was a 29 year-old woman. Arpaio told reporters that ICE agreed to take custody of the pair, though the MCSO was not planning to charge them with a crime. (UPDATE: See ICE's response below. The ABC 15 report was slightly off.)
(Real tough guys, those HSU deputies. What are they going to do for a follow up, kill a puppy?)