Two overseas [email protected] offenders, one American and one British, are due to be deported after being arrested by the Bureau of Immigration.
The BI introduced immediately (Friday, January 12) that Briton Robert Michael Eastwood, aged 67, and American Frank Carson Jr, 68, have been picked up in two separate operations performed by the bureau’s fugitive search unit (FSU).
Eastwood was arrested on Wednesday in Barangay Canuntog, Ormoc City, whereas Carson was caught the next day on the Alegria Palms Subdivision in Cordova, Cebu, on the orders of Immigration Commissioner Jaime Morente.
BI intelligence officer and FSU chief Bobby Raquepo stated Eastwood was a registered [email protected] offender wished by the UK police for [email protected] assault and a string of different prison instances.
Carson was the topic of an excellent warrant of arrest issued by a California courtroom due to his failure to register as a [email protected] offender. His passport has been cancelled by the US authorities.
Immigration Commissioner Jaime Morente, who ordered the arrest operations, stated: “As usual, the two of them will be deported as they pose a risk to public safety and security and they will be placed in our blacklist to ensure that they do not return to the Philippines in the future.”
Eastwood and Carson are at the moment detained on the BI detention facility in Bicutan, Taguig City.
On Wednesday, we reported on the BI’s success in conserving overseas [email protected] offenders overseas within the first place.
The bureau introduced this week that 187 offenders have been barred from coming into the Philippines in 2017. This determine was a considerable improve on the 144 offenders intercepted in 2016.
The individuals stopped have been all offenders who had completed serving their sentences or had been launched on probation or parole. Of the overall, 153 have been Americans, adopted by 19 Australians and 10 Britons.