A black feminine federal immigration agent in New Mexico accused a police division of racial profiling after being repeatedly pulled over by sheriff’s deputies with no possible trigger.
A lawsuit was filed Tuesday by the American Civil Liberties Union of New Mexico on behalf of Sherese Crawford, 38. The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) deportation agent, accused the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Division of racial profiling.
The agent claims to have been stopped 3 times – twice by the identical deputy – with no possible trigger. She was first stopped in April on suspicion of driving a stolen automotive, regardless of utilizing a rental car offered by her company, the lawsuit stated.
Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Deputy Patrick Rael then pulled over Crawford later that month for tailgating. Rael acknowledged the agent’s identify and stated that an officer together with her federal company and a sheriff’s deputy current on the first cease stated she had an “angle,” the lawsuit alleged.
The sheriff’s deputy stopped the agent once more days later, this time for driving too sluggish. Not one of the stops led to warnings or…