(TheLastPatriotNews.com) – According to law enforcement sources and court documents, two illegal aliens from Guatemala, who allegedly planned to conduct a mass shooting attack at the annual Independence Day fireworks at the Dogwood Dell Amphitheater in Richmond, Virginia, were thwarted when someone who overheard the plan notified the police.
Julio Alvarado-Dubon, age 52, and Alberto Balacarcel, age 38, both reported to be in the country illegally, have been arrested, and are charged criminally with being non-U.S. citizens in possession of a firearm, according to Chief Smith of the Richmond Virginia Police Department.
Smith was assisted in the investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Smith indicated additional charges might be filed.
According to law enforcement, a phone tip from an individual who overheard the plan led to the arrests of the two illegals.
Chief Smith said that “one phone call saved numerous lives on the Fourth of July.”
According to Fox News:
“Two illegal immigrants, 52-year-old Julio Alvarado-Dubon and 38-year-old Rolman Balacarcel, were arrested and charged with being a non-U.S. citizen in possession of a gun after police uncovered a plot that the duo planned a mass shooting at Richmond’s July 4 celebration Monday. [Richmond Chief of Police Gerald] Smith addressed reports that one of the suspects has been deported several times and continued to reenter the country illegally, saying that it was “frustrating” that a person could continue to break the law and have an opportunity to still plan out a mass murder.”
For more details, read a full report from the Associated Press by clicking HERE.
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