US. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers deported an illegal alien convicted of sexually assaulting women around an upscale Washington, D.C. neighborhood to Nicaragua on Wednesday.
According to ICE, 31 year-old Oscar Mauricio Cornejo Pena, who came to be known as the “DC Groper,” was living in the United States illegally and spent some of his time in the D.C. area during the summer of 2012. He was known for riding his bike up to women in the DuPont Circle neighborhood and aggressively groping them. There were at least ten attacks that fit the description.
D.C. Metro Police arrested Conejo last summer. He went on to plead guilty to four counts of misdemeanor sex abuse and listed as a Class C sexual offender.
“Every day ERO officers track criminal aliens serving their sentences to ensure they are immediately taken into ICE custody when they are released,” M. Yvonne Evans, field office director for Enforcement and Removal Operations in Washington, said in a statement.
“Cornejo has proven to be a danger to the community and it is ICE’s top priority in the interest of public safety to ensure his removal from the United States,” Evans added.
According to a report in the Washington Post, Cornejo had completed a 180-jail sentence prior to his deportation.