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Man Jailed In Hit-And-Run Crash That Killed Son (illegal, DUI)
10 News San Diego ^ | July 16, 2007 | unattributed

Posted on 07/16/2007 5:45:32 PM PDT by ruination

SAN DIEGO -- An illegal immigrant who ran from a crash that killed his 9-year-old son was is in jail Sunday and facing multiple felony charges, including drunken driving.

Marcos Munoz-Sanchez, 33, was booked for several felonies in connection with the accident on westbound Interstate 8 near Texas Street about 1:30 a.m. yesterday, according to California Highway Patrol officers.

Alex Munoz, who was a third-grader at Linda Vista Elementary School, was declared dead at the scene of the crash. The boy was asleep in the front seat when his father crashed into the back of a pickup truck parked on the shoulder of the road, according to the CHP.

Muñoz-Sanchez, who is in the United States illegally and is not a licensed driver, got out and ran, a local newspaper reported.

The man's brother, Raul Munoz, who also had been drinking, picked up Munoz-Sanchez and took him home, where police were waiting for him, the paper reported.

Munoz-Sanchez was booked on suspicion of vehicular manslaughter, hit and run and drunken driving. Bail was set at $300,000. The brother also was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Government
KEYWORDS: aliens; crimaliens; drunkdriver; drunkmexican; illegaldeathlist; illegalduilist; immigrantlist; immigration; mexicancrimewave
According to this story, it sounds as if Munoz's son was still alive when he fled the scene.
1 posted on 07/16/2007 5:45:34 PM PDT by ruination
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To: ruination
The man's brother, Raul Munoz, who also had been drinking, picked up Munoz-Sanchez and took him home,

Just a couple of hard working, hard drinking Mexicans. /s

2 posted on 07/16/2007 5:48:25 PM PDT by csvset
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To: ruination

Well isnt this special..
Just another despicable lowlife POS illegal alien doin’ the killin’ most Americans refuse to do.
Cant say this is a shock anymore seeing how illegals just keep getting more and more stupid and violent.

How typical.


3 posted on 07/16/2007 5:48:37 PM PDT by Mn_PatriotGuard
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To: ruination
Just doing the jobs that regular Americans won't do, Mr. President.

Vehicular manslaughter in this case.

Great. One big happy family. One big happy open border.

4 posted on 07/16/2007 5:48:55 PM PDT by AmericanInTokyo (Open Borders and Shamnesty!/Appeasement of North Korea!/No Win Wars!--I've HAD IT WITH BUSH!!)
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To: Mn_PatriotGuard
It is only a matter of time that they "repatriate" in massive numbers--after the American Revolt from the grassroots is complete and only a few sanctuary areas exist.

Another word for this is "self deportation".

The real question is:

Will they go PEACEFULLY OR VIOLENTLY on the way out??

5 posted on 07/16/2007 5:50:18 PM PDT by AmericanInTokyo (Open Borders and Shamnesty!/Appeasement of North Korea!/No Win Wars!--I've HAD IT WITH BUSH!!)
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To: csvset

Family values?


6 posted on 07/16/2007 5:51:00 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Greed is NOT a conservative ideal.)
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To: ruination
...Muñoz-Sanchez, who is in the United States illegally and is not a licensed driver, got out and ran

There you go, it's these types of skills which we keep hearing we can't do without.

His rotted corpse should be found floating down the Rio Grande...

7 posted on 07/16/2007 5:51:48 PM PDT by strange1 ("Show the enemy harm so he shall not advance" Sun Tzu The Art of War)
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To: ruination
Well, so much for "family values." His own son is sitting there dying in the front seat and all the illegal cares about is escaping.

If illegals don't care about their own children what makes you think they're going to care about our laws and such?

8 posted on 07/16/2007 5:53:11 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist
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To: AmericanInTokyo

He left his little boy to die alone.....


9 posted on 07/16/2007 5:53:57 PM PDT by Guenevere (Duncan Hunter for President 2008!!!)
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To: ruination
"We can not condone this kind of behavior," says Christian Ramirez of American Friends Services Committee. "But"

Let's see now, we know it's Whitey's fault but how to lay the blame...Let's see...That's it!

He was so afraid of being deported and being unable to provide for his family that he ran away and couldn't be with his dying child when the boy needed his father most. How heartless! Oh the humanity!

10 posted on 07/16/2007 5:54:34 PM PDT by Eagles6
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To: Dane

DANE...YOOHOO ...DANE....

One of your beloved little mexican tomato pickers had a little ..er...lets say whoopsie.........

I tried to find an article of a crime by an American more despicable and I just couldnt find one....


11 posted on 07/16/2007 5:56:09 PM PDT by Mn_PatriotGuard
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To: AmericanInTokyo

“Will they go PEACEFULLY OR VIOLENTLY on the way out??”

Since such a large # of these criminals are violent gang members, and many others have some connection to members of these gangs, I would say that they’d be going VIOLENTLY.

“An illegal immigrant who ran from a crash that killed his 9-year-old son...”

I wonder if this father spent any time grieving over his dying or dead son, before running away from the accident scene?

Once again, an illegal father being the kind of dad that most U.S. fathers wouldn’t want to be...


12 posted on 07/16/2007 6:01:23 PM PDT by tcw_laj4ALL
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To: Guenevere

Even as an alcoholic I refused to drink and drive when I had my ex wife’s sons with me.


13 posted on 07/16/2007 6:10:38 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Greed is NOT a conservative ideal.)
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On one of our local news reports here in San Diego, the SIL of this POS said he shouldn’t be criticized while a bunch of anchor kids are romping around in the background.

These people have no sense of right or wrong.
Just what they can get out of the system.


14 posted on 07/16/2007 6:11:13 PM PDT by SoCalPol (Duncan Hunter '08 Tough on WOT & Illegals)
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To: CAluvdubya

ping to

a crime an American won’t do.


15 posted on 07/16/2007 6:16:07 PM PDT by SoCalPol (Duncan Hunter '08 Tough on WOT & Illegals)
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To: ruination

I was watching the video and could not believe how they were blaming this on “fear” of being illegal. If he had not been here it would have not happened here, but let’s put that aside a moment. Legal or not ,he was driving without a license, and arrested for drunk driving.


16 posted on 07/16/2007 6:19:31 PM PDT by CindyDawg
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To: ruination

sad that a little kid died but that little kid is in a far better place than his dad, who should be on the first bus to Mexico- along with the rest of his illegal family..

another US citizen (anchor baby) dies at the hands of an illegal...

I don’t know why this a hole decided to run- he lives in a sanctuary city...

San Diego enables this illegality..

America’s finest city? hah


17 posted on 07/16/2007 6:22:44 PM PDT by delchiante
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To: cripplecreek

God bless you.


18 posted on 07/16/2007 6:22:48 PM PDT by Guenevere (Duncan Hunter for President 2008!!!)
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To: ruination

“According to this story, it sounds as if Munoz’s son was still alive when he fled the scene.”

Family values don’t stop at the Rio Grande. /SARC


19 posted on 07/16/2007 6:29:00 PM PDT by indcons (Please contribute to FreeRepublic; what would we do without this forum?)
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To: ruination; All

“Bail was set at $300,000.”

Bail way to low!!


20 posted on 07/16/2007 6:41:02 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker ( Hunter/Thompson/Thompson/Hunter in 08! "Read my lips....No new RINO's" !!)
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To: tcw_laj4ALL

“Since such a large # of these criminals are violent gang members, and many others have some connection to members of these gangs, I would say that they’d be going VIOLENTLY”

COUNT on it!!


21 posted on 07/16/2007 6:47:17 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker ( Hunter/Thompson/Thompson/Hunter in 08! "Read my lips....No new RINO's" !!)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist
His own son is sitting there dying in the front seat and all the illegal cares about is escaping.

You nailed it.
22 posted on 07/16/2007 6:49:23 PM PDT by kinoxi
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To: csvset
Just a couple of hard working, hard driving ,hard drinking Mexicans. /s

I'm sure one of the do-gooders on FR will be along shortly and tell everyone not to bring up the driving and drinking part.

23 posted on 07/16/2007 6:50:02 PM PDT by org.whodat (What's the difference between a Democrat and a republican????)
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To: Guenevere
He left his little boy to die alone.....

No he left his drunk brother with him.

24 posted on 07/16/2007 6:54:53 PM PDT by org.whodat (What's the difference between a Democrat and a republican????)
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To: ruination

He didn’t need his anchor baby human shield to run away, so he took off. The anchor baby would have only slowed him down, so adios muchachito!


25 posted on 07/16/2007 6:55:56 PM PDT by Travis McGee (--- www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com ---)
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To: delchiante

It is a great city. Guess you can’t say the same about yours and why you don’t list it.


26 posted on 07/16/2007 7:09:37 PM PDT by SoCalPol (Duncan Hunter '08 Tough on WOT & Illegals)
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To: stephenjohnbanker

While San Diego Rep. Duncan Hunter Authored the Border Fence bill, the AZ Senators and others there vote for amnesty and could care less about the border fence.


27 posted on 07/16/2007 7:15:33 PM PDT by SoCalPol (Duncan Hunter '08 Tough on WOT & Illegals)
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To: ruination

What a sick evil creep...

He didnt look after his little boy?

so much for Family Values..

His anchor baby is only a financial arrangement for him and not important in any other way...

Geraldo will weep over the po’ lil ol’ innocent victim “immigrant” who lost his son because of the racist, bigotted, anti-immigration folk and the lack of AMNESTY Bill....


28 posted on 07/16/2007 7:20:32 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: SoCalPol

I live in San Diego!!!!!!!!!


29 posted on 07/16/2007 7:27:22 PM PDT by delchiante
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To: cripplecreek

Hmmmm.... what a dilemma for the MSM which is usually so busy writing sob stories about families “ripped apart” by deportations. How are they going to spin this so that we feel sorry for the “immigrant” who is just being harassed by law enforcement?


30 posted on 07/16/2007 7:28:42 PM PDT by boop (Trunk Monkey. Is there anything he can't do?)
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To: ruination
Just doin' reckless driving Americans won't do. Hey, Jorge W. - what was it about family values don't stop at the Rio Grande? Real dotin' Dad we got here!

"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelologus

31 posted on 07/16/2007 7:29:52 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: delchiante

I am a native here of many decades and enjoy living in the heart of the city.
I find most people who don’t like it here live in the burbs. I enjoy a large city.


32 posted on 07/16/2007 7:45:31 PM PDT by SoCalPol (Duncan Hunter '08 Tough on WOT & Illegals)
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To: ruination

I’ve posted several times before that it has become standard practice in most if not all of CA for an illegal to get out and run from even the smallest of fender-benders.

Given that he’s an illegal, and that he’s a boozer, I’d bet big money that this isn’t the first time he’s run from an accident he caused while drunk.

At this point it was probably just a reflex action. He might have been running for a half mile before it occurred to him that this time he had abandoned his dying child just like his sixth or seventh $500 junker.


33 posted on 07/16/2007 7:53:21 PM PDT by jiggyboy (Ten per cent of poll respondents are either lying or insane)
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To: jiggyboy

p.s.: don’t get me wrong — the guy is a POS, squared.


34 posted on 07/16/2007 7:55:32 PM PDT by jiggyboy (Ten per cent of poll respondents are either lying or insane)
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To: Eagles6
We can not condone this kind of behavior," says Christian Ramirez of American Friends Services Committee. "But"

I'm going to post the article that you quoted from. IMO, they down-played the boy's death and then listed every excuse in the book for the father's behavior.

Family: Dad Who Left Son To Die Feared Deportation

SAN DIEGO -- A family member tells NBC 7/39 that a man in the United States illegally left his son to die because he was afraid of being deported.

Marcos Munoz Sanchez, 33, faces felony charges in connection with the incident. His son, Alex Munoz, 9, died early on Saturday morning. Munoz was a third-grader at Linda Vista Elementary School.

The boy's mother is devastated by his death.

"Why did God take my boy?" Alex's mother said in Spanish, weeping. "He wasn't a bad boy."

Munoz Sanchez has been in the country illegally for 12 years, according to his family. His sister-in-law Erica Herrara said on Saturday that he was driving without a license and was fearful that he would be sent back to Mexico. She also told NBC 7/39 that the family is grieving and that this is no time to question the father's actions.

"What I feel is that he was not thinking that the child would die, and, rather than get caught by police and immigration, he thought it would be easier to just run away, have the mom go get the kid and then come together," Herrera said.

Officers said Munoz Sanchez's pickup truck hit a truck that was parked in the breakdown lane on Interstate 8 near Texas Street in Mission Valley. Authorities said he left the scene, leaving Alex in the car. The child later died.

Officials with the California Highway Patrol said they arrested Munoz Sanchez for gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated, felony driving under the influence and felony hit-and-run. They also said that more charges may be pending.

According to investigators, Munoz Sanchez was located later in a vehicle with his brother, who was also arrested. His brother faces charges of misdemeanor driving under the influence and driving without a license.

The child's mother said her son told her they were going to Burger King and that was the last she heard from him. Herrerra said that the boy's mother was beyond comforting.

"That's not going to be possible because, you know, her heart is broken," Herrera said. "It's just very sad."

A spokeswoman for an immigrant-rights groups told NBC 7/39 that Munoz Sanchez's action raises an important issue facing many immigrants in the United States.

"We can not condone this kind of behavior," says Christian Ramirez of American Friends Services Committee. "But there's a whole lot of fear because the lines between local police and federal agencies have become very, very blurred the last few years."

Munoz Sanchez is being held on $300,600 bail. He is due in court on Wednesday.

35 posted on 07/16/2007 8:10:48 PM PDT by DumpsterDiver
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To: DumpsterDiver
"Why did God take my boy?" Alex's mother said in Spanish, weeping. "He wasn't a bad boy."

Way to go you stupid woman, blame God, anybody but the jerk responsible.

SEND THEM HOME. We've got enough enabling stupid Americans.

Where's the fence?

36 posted on 07/16/2007 8:17:12 PM PDT by AuntB (" It takes more than walking across the border to be an American." Duncan Hunter)
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To: DumpsterDiver
"Why did God take my boy?" Alex's mother said in Spanish, weeping.

Wrong! God was not driving drunk. God did not smash a truck into another vehicle. God did not run away, leaving your anchor baby to die. And God did not stand idly by, allowing your drunk mate to drive away with your meal ticket. Now go home.

37 posted on 07/16/2007 8:25:16 PM PDT by BykrBayb (This tagline in memory of FReeper 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub ~ )
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To: BykrBayb

San Diego county jail does participate in the program with ICE to screen all inmates for immigration violations. So they aren’t a sancutuary city..
If CA and San Diego would resume stop and check for license, registration and insurance it would be a great protection for all of us. Most of the victims of illegal,unlicensed, and uninsured drivers are innocent law abiding citizens.
These parents should also be charged with child abuse..driving your kid drunk, unlicensed and uninsured qualifies?


38 posted on 07/17/2007 3:22:07 AM PDT by Oldexpat
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To: BykrBayb

His brother who picked him up was also drunk with no license. My bet is that neither has insurance. Is that a crime in California? Since it’s only a misdemeanor driving under the influence, he will probably be unleashed on the public again as well.


39 posted on 07/17/2007 8:24:34 AM PDT by Tspud1
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To: Mn_PatriotGuard; AmericanInTokyo
DANE...YOOHOO ...DANE....

One of your beloved little mexican tomato pickers had a little ..er...lets say whoopsie.........

I tried to find an article of a crime by an American more despicable and I just couldnt find one....

I am surprised that you and other tancredobots, given your rhetoric, would not be happy that there is one less Mexian in America.

You all make me want to puke on how you all use the tragic death of a nine year old to make a cynical and etinically animistic politcal point.

You all are no better than bill clinton when he did his blood dance over the tragedy at Columbine.

40 posted on 07/17/2007 12:29:49 PM PDT by Dane ("Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall" Ronald Reagan, 1987)
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To: Dane
I like you Dane, which just really disagree on this point over national security.

Take care.

41 posted on 07/17/2007 4:38:32 PM PDT by AmericanInTokyo (Open Borders and Shamnesty!/Appeasement of North Korea!/No Win Wars!--I've HAD IT WITH PRES. BUSH!!)
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To: ruination

Is it just me, or does it seem like news outlets are no longer afraid of the word “illegal”—?


42 posted on 07/17/2007 4:40:35 PM PDT by Mamzelle (Down with Mel Martinez)
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To: ruination

He gets out and runs, leaving his injured son behind?

Pig.


43 posted on 07/17/2007 4:55:50 PM PDT by BlessedBeGod
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To: jiggyboy

“At this point it was probably just a reflex action. He might have been running for a half mile before it occurred to him that this time he had abandoned his dying child”

Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm

Y’OK, if that was the case...

Why didnt he just run back that same half mile...and tend to his dying child?

Actually he never ran that far...just to a phone to call his brother...to save his own miserable skin...

Did he run back to his dying son after calling brother? NOOOOOOOOOOOOO

When brother arrived post haste in a vehicle did The Uncle of the Year and The Father of the Year go back to check on Alex? To take him to an ER?
NOOOOOOOOOOOOO

Did The Uncle of the Year or The Father of the Year call for an ambulance for Alex? Ilegal aliens all know how to do that...
NOOOOOOOOOOOOO

Well...what did The Uncle of the Year and The Father of the Year do?
DUH...I’m glad you asked...They hightailed it away from there and let little Alex die all alone...

(Trophies being prepared as I write...)


44 posted on 07/17/2007 5:28:12 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: ruination

Moonnose was the victim here, at least that is what is stated by the government of MexAmerica.


45 posted on 07/17/2007 5:35:08 PM PDT by gathersnomoss (If General Patton was alive, he would slap many faces!!)
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To: cripplecreek

There goes the US.


46 posted on 07/17/2007 5:36:27 PM PDT by gathersnomoss (If General Patton was alive, he would slap many faces!!)
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To: Dane

Just illustrating, with humor, the “family values” of your little tomato pickers.

You need humor because the crimes of illegal aliens ESPECIALLY Latino ones, is disgusting and sickening to anyone with decency,morals and a brain.
Dems da facts. O-Mig-A


47 posted on 07/18/2007 6:31:45 PM PDT by Mn_PatriotGuard
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To: ruination
Alex Munoz, who was a third-grader at Linda Vista Elementary School, was declared dead at the scene of the crash. The boy was asleep in the front seat when his father crashed into the back of a pickup truck parked on the shoulder of the road, according to the CHP.

Muñoz-Sanchez, who is in the United States illegally and is not a licensed driver, got out and ran, a local newspaper reported.

Ah, if only Americans and legal immigrants had family values like this illegal alien has; the USA would be a much better place.
/sarc

Prayers for the poor little kid. It's certainly not his fault that his father was a drunken, lawbreaking, heartless, S.O.B.

48 posted on 07/18/2007 6:49:15 PM PDT by tgslTakoma
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