MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A Guatemalan woman who crashed into a school bus in Cottonwood and killed 4 students in 2008, was arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers on Tuesday for illegally re-entering the United States.
Olga Franco del Cid, a 35-year-old woman who had been previously deported, was arrested at her residence in Inver Grove Heights just past 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday.
Franco del Cid was convicted in October 2008 of four counts of criminal vehicular homicide, 17 counts of criminal vehicular operation, giving a false name to police, failing to stop at the entrance to a throughway, and driving without a valid license.
She served eight years of a 12-and-a-half-year sentence at Minnesota Correctional Facility – Shakopee. In 2015, a judge ordered her removal from the United States, and she was deported in 2016.
Illegally re-entering the U.S. is a felony punishable by up to 20 years in prison.