North Carolina law enforcement officers arrested an illegal immigrant was arrested after he allegedly sold cocaine to an undercover cop.
Jose Humberto Espinoza-Eguia, a 36-years-old illegal immigrant from Mexico, was working with his partner Abel Vega Alcantar, 40-years-old, when they sold an undercover police officer cocaine, according to the News Observer. Together, Espinoza-Eguia and Alcantar were planning on selling 28 to 200 grams of cocaine, police said.
Espinoza-Eguia was arrested by law enforcement at a convenience store nearby where he was living, while Alcantar was arrested at Espinoza-Eguia’s home.
Now, Espinoza-Eguia is facing deportation by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency. An immigration judge has already ordered Espinoza-Eguia be deported before the alleged crime. If Espinoza-Eguia is released from the Raleigh prison for any reason, ICE is expected to take full custody of the illegal immigrant.