COLUMBIA COUNTY, Ga. (WJBF) — U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement confirms that the man indicted for killing an airman in a 4-car crash on I-20 westbound back in March was in the country illegally.
Juan Jesus Castillo-Reyes, 30, has been indicted on a felony vehicular homicide charge and is facing a misdemeanor charge of driving without a license.
I.C.E. has lodged an immigration detainer against Castillo-Reyes, a Mexican national illegally present in the country, following his arrest by Columbia County law enforcement.
I.C.E. is seeking to take Castillo-Reyes into custody as soon as his criminal offenses have concluded.
The crash happened near mile marker 194 on I-20 westbound. I-20 westbound was shut down for hours from mile marker 194 to 190.