RPT: Illegal Accused of Hit & Run
May go free
- Duration 1:26
- Date Apr 27, 2012
May go free
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Police say went 32 year old block -- contreras hit and killed 39 year old Scott console that cross -- she was doing sixty miles per hour.
In a thirty mile per hour zone.
She fled the scene of the accident was driving without a license in a vehicle that she did not have permission to drive in a country that she did not have permission to be it.
Her bail was set at 50000 dollars which she paid in cash she was released from the county jail.
-- and customs enforcement then immediately took her back into custody for immigration violations but now.
An immigration judge is allowing her to voluntarily.
Deport -- self.
The district attorney is appealing so is the Department of Homeland Security.
But a -- criminal court on Monday is willing to hold her without bond.
The federal government's hands are tied they have two choices they can either -- -- back to Guatemala.
Or they can set her free the family of Scott -- -- says and I'm quoting here.
I want him -- the judge to explain to me how he can let someone that's facing criminal charges just go home.
I'd like to see her stand trial.
Now we would tell you the reasoning for the immigration judge's decision to let her voluntarily deport herself but we can't -- -- because.
Those documents are not public.
If they don't -- to hold her on Monday without bond she could leave as early as next week.