Illegal Kills Oregon Couple While Drunk Driving
An illegal alien who was driving drunk when he stuck another vehicle, killing an Oregon couple in early August, first reported by The Daily Caller.
“Eduardo de la Lima Vargas, 39, allegedly ran a red light on a state highway in Salem, Oregon, on Aug. 19, striking a motorcycle being driven by Logan Wilson, 34, and his wife Jessi, 32,” the report said. “The collision tossed the Wilsons from the motorcycle, fatally injuring both.”
Vargas is a Mexican national in the United States illegally, according to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
“Vargas blew a .10 blood alcohol level on a breathalyzer roughly two hours after the crash, according to a Salem police report,” Daily Caller said. “Investigators believe he was probably driving at twice the legal alcohol limit at the time he crashed into the Wilsons, who are survived by four young children.”
Vargas was booked into the Marion County Jail and charged with two counts of manslaughter and one count each of reckless endangering, reckless driving and driving under the influence.
He is being held on $500,000 bond and is the subject of an
“On August 23, 2018, ICE deportation officers lodged an immigration detainer with the Marion County Jail on Eduardo De la Lima Vargas, following his arrest for DUI resulting in death,” agency spokesperson Lori Haley said in a statement, according to Cross. “Mr. De la Lima Vargas is a citizen of Mexico illegally residing in the United States.”