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McMinnville man arrested after parents stabbed

Attempted murder charge filed following Friday night assault

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It's a good thing the boys in blue caught this SOB! I'm raising a family in this neighborhood. Lock him up and throw away the key!


My heart goes out to Tomasa and Onorio, sad day for their family.


We're praying for this special family.


Too bad we don't have secure borders. He would have never been able to sneak in and this crime would have never occurred in McMinnville. Glad they are going to send him home. Hopefully he can get his life straightened out there. Then he can apply for citizenship here and come in the legal, honest way.


@Mack, crimes like this do occur in McMinnville, secure borders or not, we had a young father who moved here from California, became deeply disturbed, shot his wife and also shot his children, then himself. Apparently this matters to you, so I will mention it, the young father was white and an American.

It did not mentioned in the article why he attacked his parents in such a brutal way.

Live and let Live

Mack, you must be highly ignorant on how immigration law works, you don't just "apply for citizenship", really, I've said it 1000 times, it's not that easy, do you really think people risk their lives and somtimes the lives of their own children crossing through the dessert or doing other dangerous things in search of an opportunity just to avoid a little paperwork and a fee? C'mon! People pay thousands of dollars to get here, if they could they would pay those thousands to a lawyer to do it for them but for some, that's impossible because they don't qualify. No matter how secure the borders are, people are going to find a way to get here. I know a family that paid a border patrol $8k to cross's rediculous but it happens. Plus, american citizens commit crimes too, what are you going to say then, "too bad their parents weren't sterilized then he wouldn't have been here to commit that crime". Bad people are everywhere unfortunately.

Now, this low life piece of garbage does not deserve to be a citizen or resident of any country, if you can turn against your own parents, you deserve to be starved, tortured and then shot in the head, burnt to ashes and have your ashes be thrown out with the trash.


"Now, this low life piece of garbage does not deserve to be a citizen or resident of any country, if you can turn against your own parents, you deserve to be starved, tortured and then shot in the head, burnt to ashes and have your ashes be thrown out with the trash."

Wow, so much for live and let live.


"...shot in the head, burnt to ashes and have your ashes thrown out with the trash."

God bless the Chinese when it comes to being more thoughtful in their execution process. At least they'll harvest any healthy organs, bones and/or tissue first. Who knows, maybe someday we'll be just as thoughtful.


And, charge the family for the bullet!

What the heck?

Well, maybe the whole starving and torturing part is going a bit too far but I agree, this guy doesn't deserve to be here (or anywhere) is there something we don't know about? - is he mentally ill? did his parents abuse him as a child? even so, he's now an adult who could choose to get as far away from them as possible and get therapy to deal with his issues but to try to kill them? I don't understand, when this guy is found guilty, I do think he deserves the harshest punishment under the law.


Not to worry Mack (and others who think like Mack)...
Kitzhaber is going to give him a Driver's License (in defiance of Federal Law) so he can appear to be legal and work in this country (and if he doesn't work--steal the benefits that those who DO WORK pay for).
What a state we live in...just as loony as the fruits and nuts on our south state line.


Illegal this, illegal that. The fact is, he will be tried, convicted and made to stay in American jails/prison until his sentence is over, more than likely it will be waived for one reason or another and he will get early release. It is only upon that release that he will be deported at the cost of the American taxpayer.Regardless of where he is from, a crime is a crime and the taxpayers cover the costs, yet we have Kitzhaber running his own agendas, and budget cuts annihilating criminal justice positions.I am in agreeance that if he is illegal he should never have been here to begin with, yet that is an immigration and border issue. For those whining about the high cost of immigration, and all the other wah wah, it is far more expensive and dangerous to cross illegally. My ex was brought here as a child illegally and we went through the process to gain citizenship. It was quite easy, very inexpensive- less than $2000 from what I remember, and he was allowed to stay on American soil through the process. That being said, laws change and the way to become a citizen changes often with different programs, but the fact is, it is NOT as difficult as many want to believe. Why come to the states if your first intent is to break our laws?There needs to be an agreement between the countries, if an illegal citizen commits a crime, they are deported and forced to serve time in their country of residence, but according to the laws of the country the crime was committed in. This alleviates the cost on the taxpayer and would free up funds we could potentially use for post prison programs to help insure a better recidivism rate, educational programs to be reinstated in schools, and after school programs for families who are forced to be double working homes just to survive. This helps keep children out of dangerous scenarios and aims at a better future for the community as a whole.This guy, he needs to go, but he needs to go at the cost of his own country, not ours.


Maybe this agreement could help force that country to gather it's resources and start fighting back the cartels, mobs, thugs, and drug dealers that have taken over. Maybe send some of our guys to help get a handle on things so heads quit getting chopped off the innocent and hard working citizens can once again work towards a future instead of being in fear of the criminals.

When you can't even employ a police force for fear they will all be murdered it is time to stand up and rebel against the forces that have taken over. Mexico is in dire need of outside help, yet our troops sit in countries that hate us and wish us to be gone.

It just makes no sense. What I do not understand is that many flee Mexico for a better life, yet they do not educate nor instill in their children the vital components of a better life. Many, many, many accept that their children are in gangs, and they may be gang members as well, they promote drug or alcohol use, and education is never as important to them as it should be.

You have to change the belief systems before you can change the person or culture. Until they want more for themselves we will always be surrounded by a culture that only cares about the annihilation of America instead of a nation undivided and strong.

Just saying...

The process to become a legal resident or citizen is not expensive compared to what people pay to get here, the hard part is qualifying, if you are not an immediate family member of a citizen or marry a citizen, it is almost impossible, do you know the waiting period for a married adult child of a legal resident is like 30 years? Our immigration laws are rediculous, whether we like it or not we need immigrants we just like to treat them like crap when we "think" they are taking our jobs and resources, illegals don't get assistance, maybe their legal kids do but they don't, it's a fact.

And, MOST Mexicans are hard-working people with better values and morals than many Anglos, the truth is, the gang members and drug addicts, etc. are those who have been in the US longer, 3rd + generation kids who have been influenced by our great American way of life, don't believe me? Read up on the subject and you will see it's the truth. "Real" Mexicans value what they have SOOOOOO much because it was so hard to achieve. You guys just want to focus on the low lives, but not the majority who are good people and I am happy to have them as my neighbors.

I think

Manup, do you know that Mexico has a very low drug user rate? Mexicans deal drugs because we (the US) have a huge demand for them, a country that will do anything to make a living is supplying our kids and youth with drugs because WE can't handle our own kids, and we can't control the drug abuse - if we stop buying, that will solve the problem.


Just saying...I believe the majority of humans are good people, but I wouldn't be an advocate for open borders. Mexico certainly doesn't, but don't take my word for that, just ask a Guatemalan.

Why do you think that is, what makes Mexico (as a nation) so special in your opinion, is it that they (as a nationality) have a better handle on their kids than we do of ours?


I think,

I actually reside on the border of another nation that exists right here within the borders of the United States of America. A nation within a nation so to speak, that not only expects its sovereignty respected, but demands recognition of their laws/rules and the abidance of such by all.

Bury might heart in Grand Ronde, the rest you can feed to the crawdads.


.....y0!...Chief!...when will we get our edit buttons back?

Just Saying

miketubbs1, I agree, Mexico is probably the worst for immigrants, and I think that's wrong, hypochritical, I am not for open borders, never said I was, if the US had a proper, realistic immigration policy it would be better for all of us, I just hate it when people talk about immigrants, from any country, as criminals and gangsters and mafia when in fact, many cities and states in the US that have a very high number of immigrants from all over the world also have one of the lowest crime rates. I think we shouldn't be so harsh on people who are actually only here working and contributing to society. The real criminals, send them back, they give the other immigrants a bad rap.

I'm not saying Mexico is better than the US, heck, there's areason I live here, but when you take a look at what a traditional Mexican family is really like, they have hard working kids, the parents have good work ethics, sometimes even on a low income the mother stays at home and cares for the kids, in Mexico there are less kids born out of wedlock, even though drugs, tobacco and alcohol are easy to get there is not a large % of kids who use them, Mexico is more of a conservative country and for family values that sometimes is a good thing, Mexico is also considered a happier country than the US - all that contributes to it.

Why are the Mexican people so dear to me? I used to think like many others, that immigrants were a burden to the US people, etc but then a Mexican family saved my life and I got to share with them and their community in a very positive and special way, they made me feel so welcome and I learned so much from them that it completely changed the way I viewed our "illegal" immigrants and it changed my life..


Illegal or not is beside the point.For every hated illegal (whether Mexican or another nationality) there is someone that loves them.The problem I was trying to pull on was the fact that our borders are useless when we have scum like this guy in our town attacking his own family.Had we had something better in place he would not have been permitted to stay even if he got through. As far as a wait list, the immigrants did it to themselves- ever think that if there were fewer illegals here and our prisons were not brimming over with them, there might be a shorter wait list for those who wish to be here legally?3rd generation gangsters?NOT a true statement.Delve a little more in to the criminal justice field and you would see how very untrue that is.There is really no way to measure it accurately, and I have seen both sides of the fence- a first generation in prison for murdering two officers, and a second generation who has never seen the inside of a jail.No race is immune to crime, but when we have enough of our own committing crimes it becomes a heavy burden when we have to house, feed, and medically care for another countries criminals.Which brings us back to the original topic. We tried sending illegal criminals back (at our taxpayers cost of fuel, planes) a few years ago, it backfired as their country refused to implement prison sentences, so, they gathered their masses after learning all the ins and outs in our system and came back to our country undetected and with gangs of other criminally minded people in their pockets.This guy will see prison at our cost, he will be kept warm, snug, and have food in his belly- yet our homeless citizens, elderly and our children do not have these simple extravagances.Then this guy will be put on a plane and shipped out to his own country after such cush living, he will tell of his experiences, and he will educate those who do not know how to make a great living, and he will come back, at the cost of America.

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