Saturday, August 21, 2010

Illegal immigrant faces four manslaughter charges

An illegal immigrant living in Wendell faces four counts of felony vehicular manslaughter during his initial appearance this Monday in the Elmore County Courthouse.

Eusebio J. Pineda, 45, was taken into custody by Idaho State Police Friday afternoon for his role in a fatal car crash Thursday evening.

Pineda was transported to the Elmore County Jail following his release from a Boise hospital. A judge set his bond at $250,000.

In addition to the felony manslaughter charges, he remains on an immigration hold by the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency. Elmore County officials said Pineda was living in the United States illegally...

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