Source YouTube: Fox 13 Seattle, King 5 Seattle

An illegal alien from Mexico who has a lengthy criminal history has been arrested for allegedly crashing his car into a 27 year-old state trooper, killing the husband and father instantly.

Illegal Alien Allegedly Kills State Trooper

The New York Post reported that Raul Benitez Santana, 33, has confessed to drinking beers and smoking weed before crashing his SUV into Trooper Christopher Gadd’s patrol car early last Saturday morning. Witnesses saw the fast-moving SUV swerve and hit the back of Gadd’s patrol car as it was parked on the shoulder of Interstate 5 in Marysville. The SUV then spun into the fast lane, where it was hit by a van.

Gadd was a married dad whose father and sister are also troopers, and he was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

“It is with a heavy heart that we report we lost a brother today,” said State Police spokesperson Chris​ Loftis. “The troopers sign up for danger. They are brave people.”

“We are working through what is undoubtedly the most difficult of times for our family as we mourn the loss of a loving husband, devoted father, caring brother, beloved son, and committed friend,” Gadd’s family said in a statement of their own. “We appreciate the outpouring of support we have seen from the community that Chris loved and served. We ask the media to respect our family’s privacy during this painful time.”

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State Trooper Gadd

Gadd became a state trooper for the force in September 2021 and graduated from the 116th Trooper Basic Training Class in April 2022, according to Daily Mail.

“I can tell you that across the entire Washington State Patrol, every head is bowed, every knee is bent, and every heart is broken as we mourn this loss,” said John Batiste, the Chief of Washington State Patrol. “To honor Chris, even in sorrow, we will go on. We will continue to serve. Because he did, we must.”

Gadd’s mother Gillian took to social media to say, “Dearest family and friends, thank you for your love and support.”

“We need it so much. There is peace in knowing there is an army of people praying and loving on us,” she continued.

Santana had bloodshot eyes upon his arrest and immediately admitted to drinking and smoking weed. He is currently being held on $1 million bail at the Snohomish County Jail after being charged with vehicular homicide and vehicular assault.

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Santana’s Criminal History

A U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has since revealed that Santana has had at least four run-ins with the law in Washington. The illegal immigrant “​was first encountered by (Enforcement and Removal Operations) Seattle Oct. 28, 2013, at the South Correctional Entity, Burien, WA, following his arrest for failure to appear for driving while license suspended.”

Santana was sentenced to 90 days in jail with 85 days suspended for driving with a suspended license in 2014. In 2019, he was charged with domestic violence assault in King County.

Illegal aliens killing American citizens is unfortunately becoming all too common these days. This is sadly what happens when the border is as open as President Joe Biden has allowed it to be.

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