The Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) confirmed that 38-year-old OWI undocumented driver had been deported twice.
By H. Nelson Goodson
Hispanic News Network U.S.A.
May 21, 2015
Milwaukee, WI – On Thursday, Armando Espinoza-Hipolito, 38, an undocumented driver was arrested after police were called that a wrong-way driver was headed westbound on eastbound lanes on I-43 near S. 60th Street in the City of Greenfield. Espinoza-Hipolito almost struck three vehicles on the freeway before making a U-turn and existing the S. 76 Street exit. He stopped the vehicle and began to walk away as police approach.
Espinoza-Hipolito was booked at the Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office for DWI first offense and one felony count for 2nd-degree reckless endangering safety. Additional charges are pending for driving with without a license. In 2011, Espinoza-Hipolito pleaded guilty for driving without a license and having no insurance.
ICE reported that Espinoza-Hipolito had been deported twice and could be facing federal charges as well for unauthorized re-entry to the U.S. and could face from 8 to 20 years in prison.
No bail has been set for Espinoza-Hipolito and ICE has placed a hold on him. If convicted on state charges, Espinoza-Hipolito is facing up to 10 years in prison and $25,000 in fines.