Cpl. Ronil Singh might still be alive now if it were not for California Sanctuary laws that prevented coordination between law enforcement and ICE, according to Stanislaus County Sheriff Adam Christianson.
The sheriff said that Singh pulled over illegal immigrant Gustavo Perez Arriaga, 32, for driving intoxicated when the confrontation occurred.
“It was a gunfight,” he said.
“Cpl. Singh absolutely tried to defend himself and stop this credible threat,” Christianson said.
“Why are we providing sanctuary for criminals, gang members,” he said.
“It’s a conversation we need to have,” the sheriff said.
“This is a criminal illegal alien with prior criminal activity that should have been reported to ICE,” the sheriff said.
“Law enforcement was prohibited because of sanctuary laws, and that led to the encounter with Officer Singh,” he said.
“I’m suggesting that the outcome could have been different if law enforcement wasn’t restricted, prohibited or had their hands tied because of political interference,” he told reporters, The San Diego Union Tribune reported.
Source: The Federalist Papers