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The illegal immigrant rape suspect released from a Maryland prison, in violation of the detainer policies, ICE says

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A rape accused has been set free, in Maryland, in spite of the request of ICE, and that he will remain in custody.

An illegal immigrant accused of rape, was released from a Maryland prison for three days after he was arrested — despite a request from the Immigration and Customs Enforcement to hold the man in custody, according to federal officials.

Rodrigo Castro Montejo, a Salvadoran national in the country illegally, was arrested Dec. 10 on charges of second-degree rape and second-degree assault. The 25-year-old allegedly fell out with a friend after a night of heavy drinking, according to court documents obtained by FOX5.

During the investigation, police said they will guard the female while she is in a local hospital. At one point, she said, with Castro Montejo, via text message, and he allegedly admitted to the assault.

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The woman was said to have been asked to Castro Montejo, in the posts, if he stopped to touch her, or went further and have sexual intercourse. Castro Montejoto reportedly said, “Ooh, a little bit of both to be honest with you,” and “I’m so sorry,” according to court documents obtained by WJLA.

On Aug. 12, ICE said it has filed a detainer with the Montgomery County Detention Center with a 25-year-old for up to 48 hours so immigration officers could travel to the lockup and take him into custody. But federal officials have said the jail has declined to honor the detainer, and let the comforts and conveniences of home-Montejo out of the jail Feb. 13 after he posted bond.

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The Montgomery County Department of rehabilitation and re-education, told FOX5 in a statement, the jail notified ICE-cream in the afternoon on Aug. 13, as well as inform them in Tip-Montejo, was processed for release on that day.

Rodrigo Castro Montejo, 25, was released on Aug. 13, the day after the ICE has issued a detainer to the Montgomery County Detention Center in Maryland.
(Montgomery County Police Department)

The prison said that it was in contact with federal officials, with the help of a phone number and a local ICE supervisor will be provided by the agency for notice purposes,” but did not receive a follow-up call is back on ICE. The prison said Castro Montejo was released six hours later, the prison still did not receive a follow-up call — “it is not for any other communication — from the date of notification of the ICE-cream of his release from prison.

ICE said to WJLA, however, that the officers of the prison, called to be an employee who was “off-duty” and “out of zone” on the very day that the 25-year-old was released. ICE told tv station of the Maryland prison, you need to have a contact with multiple officers, or the instructions on a detainer form, which directs law enforcement agencies to get in touch with the Law Enforcement Support Center. The LESC operates around the clock, seven days a week.

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Montgomery County, Md., appointed themselves to be the “sanctuary” status in July, according to FOX5.

The order signed by County Executive Mark Elrich said no, the county agency, including the police, to cooperate with the ICE cream. ICE agents are now being barred from entering the secure portions of the county jail, and is now in the custody of the illegal immigrants in the public spaces of the prison, and parking spaces.

Castro Montejo, is scheduled to appear in court again Sept. 6, according to WJLA.

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