Charges in this warrant “include violations related to the charges of a felon in possession of a firearm, involuntary manslaughter, and assault with a deadly weapon,
The Department of Justice has unsealed an arrest warrant for Jose Garcia Zarate, the illegal immigrant just acquitted of killing Kate Steinle in California.
This arrest warrant is in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas for a supervised release violation.
From Fox News:
The arrest warrant was originally drafted in 2015 and amended this week to include violations related to the charges of a felon in possession of a firearm, involuntary manslaughter and assault with a deadly weapon, all of which were filed after the defendant’s initial arrest, according to Friday’s warrant.
Officials at the Department of Justice told Fox News that there is an existing federal detainer that requires Zarate to be remanded into the custody of the U.S. Marshals to be transported to the Western District of Texas pursuant to the arrest warrant.
On Thursday, a jury found Garcia Zarate not guilty on three charges, including first and second-degree murder and manslaughter. They did find him “guilty of being a felon in possession of a firearm.
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