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Christopher Puente biography: 13 things about Chicago, Illinois man from Mexico


Christopher Puente is a Mexican man living in Illinois, United States. Here are 13 more things about him:


  1. He is a citizen of Mexico.
  2. He has a long criminal history.
  3. He goes by the aliases Christopher Adam Puente, Chris Jose Puente and Juan Manuel Lopez.
  4. In 2011, he was convicted of forced-entry burglary.
  5. In 2012, he was convicted of forgery.
  6. On December 5, 2014, Chicago Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) officers removed him to Mexico, pursuant to an administrative removal order as he is a convicted aggravated felon due to his previous felony burglary conviction.
  7. On December 10, 2014, U.S. Border Patrol agents encountered him while he was border crossing at the Brownsville, Texas, USA. He claimed to be a U.S. citizen and presented a birth certificate. He was subsequently charged with falsely claiming citizenship and served a notice to appear before a U.S. Department of Justice immigration judge.
  8. In 2017, he was convicted of forced-entry burglary again. On March 30, 2017, he failed to show up for his immigration hearing so a U.S. Department of Justice immigration judge ordered him removed in absentia.
  9. In June 2019, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) lodged an immigration detainer on him with the Chicago Police Department in Chicago, Illinois, USA. The detainer was not honored.
  10. On February 17, 2020, he allegedly sexually assaulted a girl, then 3, in a bathroom at the McDonald’s flagship restaurant on Clark Street in River North, Chicago. He fled the scene. The Chicago Police Department circulated surveillance pictures of him exiting the bathroom.
  11. On February 19, 2020, he was being investigated by Chicago Police Department officers for trespassing when they recognized him from the surveillance pictures on February 17, 2020. He made a partial confession after he was arrested.
  12. He was 34 years old and a resident of Chicago when he was arrested on February 19, 2020. He was booked into the Cook County Jail in Chicago.
  13. On February 20, 2020, assisted by a sign-language interpreter, he stood in front of a judge and was denied bail. On the same day, the ICE filed an immigration detainer with the Cook County Jail.

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