Good Samaritans Catch Drunk Illegal Alien after He Kills 22-Year-Old in DUI Crash and Flees

An illegal alien has been arrested after killing a 22-year-old during a deadly DUI hit-and-run in New Mexico.

The suspect, 21-year-old Jesus Sandoval-Martinez, entered the United States illegally, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) confirmed.

Sandoval-Martinez was arrested early Monday morning.

He was charged with two counts of vehicular homicide, reckless driving, and leaving an accident resulting in great bodily harm or death.

Authorities allege Sandoval-Martinez was drunk when crashed his Dodge pickup truck into two other cars.

He collided with a Tesla and a Toyota Corolla at an intersection in Albuquerque overnight Monday.

Following the fatal crash, the 21-year-old migrant allegedly fled on foot.

Witnesses said he was visibly impaired and slurring his words.

Good Samaritans then followed the drunk suspect to a Walgreens and held him there until officers arrived.

Law enforcement confirmed the illegal alien ran a red light that resulted in the death of the driver of the Tesla.

The victim was identified as 22-year-old Tiger Gutierrez.

Authorities said Gutierrez died, and a passenger was hospitalized.

The driver of the Toyota was treated for minor injuries, ICE said.

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Following Sandoval-Martinez’s arrest, ICE filed an immigration detainer against him.

ICE was able to establish probable cause to remove the criminal illegal from the U.S.

The federal agency said it had no previous encounters with Sandoval-Martinez prior to the deadly crash.

Sandoval-Martinez is a Mexican national with no Social Security number.

In addition, he did not have a valid driver’s license.

U.S. Customs and Border Patrol processed approximately 84,000 migrants who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border without authorization in June 2024.

Over 13,000 “criminal noncitizens” have attempted to enter the U.S. and been apprehended by Border Patrol agents in fiscal year 2024, an increase from 4,269 in FY 2019.

Crimes allegedly committed by illegal aliens are on the rise.

The cases include the arrest of Victor Antonio Martinez Hernandez, a 23-year-old illegal El Salvadorian migrant accused of raping and killing Maryland mother Rachel Morin.

In another case, Johan Jose Martinez-Rangel, 22, and Franklin Jose Peña Ramos, 26, Venezuelan migrants, are accused of killing 12-year-old Jocelyn Nungaray in Houston.

READ MORE – Illegal Alien Brutally Kills Young Woman in New York on Her 21st Birthday

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By Frank Bergman

Frank Bergman is a political/economic journalist living on the east coast. Aside from news reporting, Bergman also conducts interviews with researchers and material experts and investigates influential individuals and organizations in the sociopolitical world.

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