Last month, police in Washington arrested Roger Emilson Acosta-Pagoada, 37, after he reportedly raped a 16-year-old girl and then threatened to kill her if she told anyone. Though the girl is a minor, and was threatened with death, the Honduran national initially claimed the sex was "consensual," according to police.
In November 2013, the accused met the girl at a local laundromat. The two continued to run into each other at the laundromat, and kept in touch via social media. During this time he discovered that the girl attended Washington High School.
One afternoon in April, Acosta-Pagoada arrived at the school, and convinced her to let him give her a ride home. Instead, he brought her to his apartment on West Walnut Street. Once inside, he threatened her with physical harm if she did not have sex with him.
"He grabbed her by the hands, took her to his bedroom and had sex with her," the Observer-Reporter reported.
After raping her, Acosta-Pagoada threatened to kill her as well as her family if she reported the violent assault, according to court documents.
The girl eventually reported the rape to police, and an investigation was opened. It was then discovered that Acosta-Pagoada was in the country illegally.
Acosta-Pagoada has been charged with rape w/threat of force, false imprisonment and luring a minor into a motor vehicle. He is currently being held at the Washington County Jail on $100,000 bond as well as an immigration detainer.
According to the Department of Homeland Security, Acosta-Pagoada has been deported at least once. In April 2007, he was apprehended by the U.S. Border Patrol near Eagle Pass, Texas. He received a sentence of 120 days and was sent back to Honduras.
This case is yet another example of how meaningless the threat of, or even actual deportations have become with an, as yet, unprotected border. With the current, unchecked surge of illegal aliens and glaring lack of border security, President Obama is obviously attempting to vastly change the demographics of this nation in a way which he believes will favor the Democrat Party...all at the expense of our children.