Tuesday, March 13, 2007

Mayor Barletta: ...we've had some very serious crimes being committed, some murders. The recent murders that have been illegal aliens have been involved in one way or the other. May 10 was the breaking point in Hazleton when a 29-year-old was shot between the eyes by two illegal aliens. By the way, Lou, the shooter in that incident was arrested eight times before he came to Hazleton and committed that murder. This is a small town where we might have one murder every seven years. And that has changed. We're seeing gangs and some very violent vicious crimes. And I've had enough. You know, we welcome people in Hazleton, but we're not going to allow those to come in and destroy the quality of life that we have. Watch Transcript