FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

Compression Tactical Bra - Cheata Tactical
Patented technology is designed to provide the stability of 2-3 sports bras,...

Top News

Illegal Immigrant Charged In Phoenix Cop's Death

June 04, 2013  | 

Photo of Officer Daryl Raetz courtesy of Phoenix PD.
Photo of Officer Daryl Raetz courtesy of Phoenix PD.
Phoenix Police have filed manslaughter charges against a suspect already in custody on drug and immigration violations that they believe struck and killed an officer processing a DUI arrest.

Jesus Cabrera Molina, 24, has admitted he was drunk and high on cocaine the night his SUV struck and killed Officer Daryl Raetz, but he denies he was behind the wheel, reports Phoenix New Times.

Raetz, 29, was struck at about 3:30 a.m. on May 19, at 51st and Cambridge avenues. The driver fled the scene, and Surprise Police officers stopped an Expedition matching the description of the vehicle that struck the officer.

When he was arrested, Cabrera Molina had a small bag of cocaine in his pocket. Federal immigration officials also issued a detainer to take custody of Cabrera Molina because they said he is in the country illegally and skipped a court date after posting a $5,000 bond in 2012, reports the Arizona Republic.

Arizona law enforcement officers have rallied around the family of Officer Raetz. Severl hundred officers attended his daughter's kindergarten graduation ceremony.

Comments (6)

Displaying 1 - 6 of 6

Capt David-Ret LA County @ 6/4/2013 4:59 PM

Under Obama and Napaitaliano (sp?) rules this guy will get weekends in jail and a plane ride back across the border and a citation warning him not to come back again..

Thomas Metz @ 6/5/2013 4:48 AM

A travesty . Impeach Obama (for obviously buying votes) & say NO to amnisty!

maddog 81 mm @ 6/5/2013 5:01 AM

What would have happened to an , illegal , drunk , Amedrican citizen, in Mexico, if the incident was reversed ??? How do you think he/she would fare in the Mexican criminal justice system ???

[email protected] @ 6/5/2013 10:16 AM

Another Hero dies at the hands of an illegal. This BS is getting worse day by day, due to the Administrations lack of concern for American lives. This piece of slime should not have been here to start with after being busted in 2012 and permitted bond by some moronic judge, who should be held accountable. The fu*k*r was an illegal and should have been held, not bonded out. Blues, Stay Safe.

Troop @ 6/9/2013 2:50 AM

Whoo hooo can't wait for amnesty. This will fix everything! Not.

Sir! @ 7/2/2013 10:57 AM

Another fallen officer. It won't get any worst! How many officers have to die in order to change the policy? That "piece of shit" should not get any ride back to his fuckin country. Maddog your right. What would've happened is the situation was reverse? The fuckin Mexicans would've buried him a live. That's what we have to do in this country.

Join the Discussion

POLICE Magazine does not tolerate comments that include profanity, personal attacks or antisocial behavior (such as "spamming" or "trolling"). This and other inappropriate content or material will be removed. We reserve the right to block any user who violates this, including removing all content posted by that user.

Other Recent News

Protests Expected to Resume Tonight in St. Louis, Following Quiet Monday
Demonstrators outside the jail late Monday criticized authorities for keeping some of...
Part-Time NY Police Station Targeted by Gunfire
The shatterproof windows of the new Syracuse police substation at Skiddy Park are covered...
Adler Appointed Bureau of Justice Assistance Director
Jon Adler, president of the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association Foundation and...
Video: More than 80 Protesters Arrested in St. Louis; Officers Assaulted with Chemicals, Rocks
Arrests came after police officers were assaulted by protesters in St. Louis and "a...
Attempted Sheriff's Car Thief Nabbed Twice by Same WA K-9
A would-be car thief who allegedly tried to steal a Thurston County (WA) Sheriff's Office...

Get Your FREE Trial Issue and Win a Gift! Subscribe Today!
Yes! Please rush me my FREE TRIAL ISSUE of POLICE magazine and FREE Officer Survival Guide with tips and tactics to help me safely get out of 10 different situations.

Just fill in the form to the right and click the button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.

If POLICE does not satisfy you, just write "cancel" on the invoice and send it back. You'll pay nothing, and the FREE issue is yours to keep. If you enjoy POLICE, pay only $25 for a full one-year subscription (12 issues in all). Enjoy a savings of nearly 60% off the cover price!

Offer valid in US only. Outside U.S., click here.
Police Magazine