Skip to comments.Mother of accused sniper deported
Posted on 12/14/2002 11:15:28 AM PST by Future Useless Eater
There it is! It's done...
Too late now to prosecute her for AIDING AND ABETTING the sniper-pair while she was staying in the DC area ... ... ...
The mother of accused sniper John Lee Malvo has been deported to Jamaica, federal authorities confirmed yesterday.
Una Scion James, 38, was taken into custody by U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service officers on Tuesday after deciding not to appeal a pending Nov. 19 deportation order by a federal immigration judge. She initially filed a petition with INS requesting special protection as a battered spouse.
Mrs. James was flown late Thursday night from Seattle, where she had been detained last year by U.S. Border Patrol agents, to Miami, where she was transferred aboard a flight to Jamaica, her home country.
She lived in Jamaica with her 17-year-old son until 1998, when they moved to Antigua and met John Allen Muhammad, 41, who also has been charged in the 23-day killing spree in Maryland, Virginia and the District that claimed 10 lives and wounded three other persons. The two also are named in shootings in Alabama, Georgia and Louisiana.
Law-enforcement authorities said Mrs. James entered the United States in late 2000 using phony documents she obtained from Mr. Muhammad. Her son and Mr. Muhammad remained in Antigua, but came to this country in early 2001 the boy using a passport identifying him as Mr. Muhammad's son, according to Antiguan officials.
Initially, Mr. Malvo joined his mother in Fort Myers, Fla., but he ran away in October 2001 to rejoin Mr. Muhammad in Bellingham, Wash., where they lived in a homeless shelter posing as father and son.
In December, Mrs. James called Bellingham police to help take her son from Mr. Muhammad, but responding officers called the Border Patrol when the teenager suggested he and his mother had illegally entered the country.
Mrs. James and her son were arrested by Border Patrol Agents Keith Olson and Raymond Ruiz, who recommended them for immediate deportation after the woman said she and her son had been stowaways on a ship that arrived in Miami. It was Mr. Olson who obtained the fingerprints of Mr. Malvo during his arrest as an illegal alien that led federal authorities to his arrest in a Maryland rest stop.
The agents' recommendation for immediate deportation was overturned by the INS when Mrs. James told a contradictory story about how she and her son had been smuggled into the United States. Within weeks of his release, Mr. Malvo was on the road with Mr. Muhammad.
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The bomb threat at 8:52 am was an INTEGRAL part of the sniper-car's registration process. Muhammad and Osbourne's shoddy paperwork and records would not stand up to much official scrutiny. The order to evacuate came while the sniper-car's paperwork was being processed, so it had to be finished in a hurry. The MVS employee may also have been an accomplice or friend of Osbourne.
While rushing the paperwork, the MVS employee failed to note a sales price on the title. But knowing that not collecting ANY sales tax would be a instant red-flag, the employee wrote down "$20.00" on the sales tax form.
That was a slip-up. The tax should have been $19.80 if the car sold for $330.00, or $20.40 tax if the car sold for $340.00. The sales tax record would have us all believe the sniper-car sold for $333.33.
The date and time the sniper's Caprice was registered - September 11, 8:52am, was just six minutes after the anniversary of the WTC attack. Workers had to rush to finish the paperwork with little scrutiny, as the building was being evacuated from a bomb threat. This is probably as close to 8:46am as Muhammad was able to time it.
An alternate theory is that the registration paperwork was all prepared and stamped IN ADVANCE, and slipped onto the pile of completed documents as employees were exiting the building.
New Jersey legislators realize what happened here. That's why NJ's GOP leaders are now demanding background checks be done on all MVS licensing employees. NJ Democrats are resisting the idea.
:o) Stay Safe !
Or two or three or 10 or 12.....
(Remember the Rat credo: Vote early & Vote often)
The agents' recommendation for immediate deportation was overturned by the INS when Mrs. James told a contradictory story about how she and her son had been smuggled into the United States.
Mrs. James originally told Border Patrol Agents Keith Olson and Raymond Ruiz that she and her son were smuggled into the US aboard a ship (see I-213 narrative by Agent Olsen)
Agent Olson incorrectly classified her and her son as stowaways on the I-213.
The classification was not overturned, it was changed because Mrs. James and her son were not properly classified and never told anyone they stowed away on a ship. BP agents do not charge anyone, they make recommendations and turn them over to the Deportation Officer who makes the final charge and decides to prosecute or not.
The problem here is the INS policy to allow certain classifications of illegal aliens to be set free on bond. No alien should be released, once apprehended, regardless of how they entered the country.
They should be detained and removed form the country immediately, unless they can show immediate proof that their lives would be in jeopardy upon returning to their home country.
I must keep an eye on the Jamaica Observer and the Antiqua Sun.
There is another woman (a Ms Ascot) presently being detained in Antigua for another one of Muhammad's passport frauds. LE is also searching for a couple of males in Antigua that are suspected of being accomplishes of Muhammad.
Bye-bye Una James.
So after we deport 10 million illegals do we grant amnesty to the other 20 million?
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