On May 7th 2018, Jessica Parks, A Preschool Teacher in Indianapolis, was walking to work when she became a victim of a hit and run. Juana Noemi Loa-Nunez, a woman who is in the U.S. illegally from Mexico, hit Jessica and tried to flee the scene. According to reports, Police say several motorists chased Loa-Nunez’s car and boxed it in to prevent her from fleeing further.
Loa-Nunez was arrested on charges of leaving the scene of an accident causing serious bodily injury, and operating a vehicle having never received a license.
The day after Loa-Nunez’s arrest, ICE released this statement:
On May 8, 2018, deportation officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) placed an immigration detainer and an administrative arrest warrant with the Marion County (Indiana) Jail, following Loa-Nunez’s local arrest on criminal charges.