Deported 4 Times; Kills Mother and Son – Details

Jose Guadalupe Menjivar-Alas

( – In the latest horrific example of how border security in the United States of America is entirely nonexistent, an illegal alien who has been deported four times is charged with killing a mother and son in Colorado.

Specifically, underscoring the need for stricter immigration enforcement, a man who had entered the United States illegally and had been deported four times was implicated in a tragic vehicular homicide in Colorado.

The alleged perpetrator, Jose Guadalupe Menjivar-Alas from El Salvador, had managed to enter the U.S. covertly and evade authorities despite his multiple deportations, as detailed by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

At 37 years old, Menjivar-Alas now faces charges including vehicular homicide due to reckless driving and DUI, along with being a habitual traffic offender.

The gravity of his alleged crime is profound, having resulted in the death of 47-year-old Melissa Powell and her 16-year-old son, Riordan, on December 12th, as stated by the Broomfield Police Department.

Menjivar-Alas’s criminal history in the U.S. is significant, with ICE citing four convictions for alcohol-related driving offenses in Boulder County Court between 2007 and 2019.

Astonishingly, just four days before this latest tragic incident, a Boulder County judge had sentenced him to probation, community service, and work release.

Following the incident, ICE Denver lodged a detainer with Broomfield County to seek Menjivar-Alas’s arrest.

His deportation history, as noted by ICE, includes removals in June 2009, June 2012, November 2014, and January 2015.

According to experts, this pattern demonstrates a blatant disregard for U.S. immigration law, as highlighted by an ICE spokesperson. The spokesperson reiterated ICE’s commitment to targeting and arresting noncitizens who commit crimes or violate immigration laws, regardless of their nationality.