Skip to comments.QUANTICO Illegal Workers Were Allowed on Marine Base, Authorities Allege
Posted on 01/19/2007 3:25:27 PM PST by SwinneySwitch
People in this country illegally were allowed onto the Quantico Marine Base and worked there on a construction project, federal officials announced yesterday as they charged two men with harboring the workers.
Federal agents arrested the two men at an apartment complex in Dumfries, where prosecutors said the men leased apartments for the workers. Fourteen immigrants were also detained, including three found on the base.
The immigrants never gained access to sensitive information and did not pose a threat to national security, court documents said. Federal officials said they were working on building a housing complex.
Court documents said the immigrants worked for a company owned by Richard Eversole, 58, who was charged yesterday in U.S. District Court in Alexandria. Eversole, a U.S. citizen, obtained Department of Defense vehicle stickers from Quantico, which allowed the men to enter the base with limited inspection at the front gate, the documents said.
Also charged with conspiracy to harbor illegal aliens was Juan Martinez, 24, who was also here illegally and deported from the United States in 2004. A third man, Jacob Bocanegra, 36, was charged with unlawful reentry into the United States and remains a fugitive.
Lawyers for the defendants had not been appointed as of late yesterday, and Eversole and Martinez remained in custody.
A Quantico spokeswoman referred calls to the Naval Criminal Investigative Service, which began the investigation in March after a tip from an employee of Eversole's company. A spokesman for that agency, Ed Buice, said security at Quantico "is by necessity not as strict as some other bases because the town of Quantico is close by." He added that those charged had "knowingly circumvented the gate security that was there. Ultimately, the responsibility rests with the people who were charged with this crime."
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Hell, we have 14 million or so of them allowed to run all over our country, God knows doing what, and these weenies are worried about Quantico???
A little problem with perspective and priorities, but that is our gift from Washington.
Can't even be safe on a military base.
14 down, 29,999,986 to go.
There are no illegal aliens in this country. If there were, our president and congress would have sent them back to their countries of origin. Right?
At Kelly AFB back in the mid 90's when they were reroofing some buildings with tar they would send up the workers before most of the people started work and bring them down after most people had left for the day. We were convinced they were illegals on those hot roofs in the middle of summer that stayed up there all day!
Illegals were also found at CENTCOM not too long ago.
"The greater hazard is that you have millions of individuals who gain access to this country and you don't know who they are. You have no way of checking them."
and all of our 'elected officials' are totally clueless!
Now what kind of butt hole is this.