Suspect deported after serving half his prison term for felony offense
Web Producer: Mekita Rivas
FLORENCE, Ariz. (KGUN9-TV) - A Pinal County Sheriff's Deputy stopped a 1994 GMC truck near the intersection of North Highway 87 and East of Steele Road in Pinal County on Feb. 5.
The registration on the truck was "Mandatory Insurance Suspended" per the Arizona Department of Motor Vehicle Division. The driver was identified as 52-year-old Ramon Montijo.
During a routine warrant check, it was discovered Montijo had an outstanding felony probation warrant for his arrest. The warrant stated that "any law enforcement contact with this subject - contact the Arizona Department of Corrections Fugitive Service Unit."
The warrant was confirmed and Montijo was arrested and booked into the Pinal County Adult Detention Center.It was learned that Montijo had served only half of his Arizona Department of Corrections sentence related to an aggravated felony charge.
Montijo was then released from custody, deported and instructed not to return to the United States again or he would have to serve out the remainder of his original sentence.