Man Charged in Fatal Hit-and-Run of Pinellas County, Florida Deputy Entered US Illegally Thanks to Joe Biden’s Open Borders

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A man charged in the fatal hit-and-run of Pinellas County, Florida Deputy Michael Hartwick is in the US illegally, Fox 13 reported.

Last Thursday, Deputy Michael Hartwick was struck and killed by 32-year-old Juan Ariel Molina-Salles, an illegal alien from Honduras who used a fake ID and a fake name to get a construction job.

According to Fox 13, Molina-Salles entered the US illegally in October 2021 where he was turned around by border patrol and sent back to Mexico – BUT he was able to sneak back into the US because of Biden’s open borders and he eventually killed a deputy.

Hartwick’s dashcam shows him getting out of his cruiser shortly before Molina-Salles drove by in a front loader.

Molina-Salles fatally struck Hartwick with the front loader and kept driving.

According to the sheriff’s office, Molina-Salles eventually pulled over and told another construction worker he killed the deputy.

At this point, Molina-Salles took off his construction hat and other gear, fled on foot and tried to hide, Fox 13 reported.

After a 9-hour manhunt that included bloodhounds, police helicopters, K9s and hundreds of law enforcement, Molina-Salles was finally captured.

The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office blasted Archer Western, the contractor who hired Juan Ariel Molina-Salles and other illegals.

“This company is employing a bunch of illegals and they are all out there lying and giving us fake names, fake IDs, a lot of fake IDs out of North Carolina that really frustrated this investigation. This guy that we have in custody is here illegally and he fled, as he said, because he became afraid after he killed the deputy. He clearly knew he killed the deputy because when he was hunkered down out there last night he had a cell phone on. We had some ways of tracking what he was doing with his cell phone and he actually called his roommate in Tampa who is another guy who is here illegally. He came over and tried to pick him up. He saw all of the law enforcement activity and called him back and said, ‘I’m not getting involved in this’, and turned around and went back to Tampa.”

He added, “You got a bunch of illegals working for this state contractor out there. They shouldn’t be here and they shouldn’t be working and they shouldn’t be out here doing this. This guy was going, I think too fast, for this thing. Again, he knew he hit a deputy and as opposed to stopping, rendering aid, and accepting responsibility for what he did, we had to chase him around and sift through all this nonsense with all these people lying and providing fake IDs and we spent nine hours out there chasing this thing down.”

Fox 13 reported:

Late Thursday night, Deputy Mike Hartwick was providing security at a construction site along I-275 when hit and killed by a man driving a front loader, who then fled the scene, according to the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office.

Hartwick’s dashcam video shows him getting out of his cruiser and walking over to the shoulder of the road. About a minute later, the video shows a construction truck passing southbound and then a front loader passes by at about 20 miles an hour.

The video shows it passing by the front of Deputy Hartwick’s car and a white pickup truck was behind it escorting it. Then the white pickup truck abruptly stops because the front loader had hit and killed Deputy Hartwick.

The operator of the front loader kept going, according to PCSO.

One of the K9s found the vest and the helmet, which the other construction worker dumped in the woods. A bloodhound that was given the scent on the items was able to track down the suspect.

Originally, the suspect told law enforcement officers his name was Victor Vasquez-Real. He said that he was 35 years old and from Puerto Rico. However, Gualtieri says that was a bunch of nonsense.

His real name, according to Gualtieri, is Juan Ariel Molina-Salles. He is 32 years old and Gualtieri says he entered the country illegally on October 25, 2021, in Eagle Pass Texas. He was turned around by border patrol and sent back to Mexico. Gualtieri says there is no record of him entering the United States legally.

Gualtieri says there were a lot of construction workers on-site and the majority of them lied to deputies and hindered the investigation by providing false names and information.

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