Illegal Alien Faces Charges in Hatfield Assault, Allegedly Had 'Rambo' Knife

Elias Castro-Martinez, an illegal immigrant from Honduras, is headed to Montgomery County trial on felony aggravated assault and additional charges stemming from a confrontation in Hatfield Township

Illegal immigrant Elias Castro-Martinez, 38, of Honduras, is headed to trial on aggravated assault, terroristic threats and identify theft charges in Hatfield Township, following a Tuesday preliminary hearing at Souderton district court.

According to PhillyBurbs.com, the suspect was using a false name and Social Security Card belonging to a woman from another state.

According to the article, Castro-Martinez allegedly assaulted Orlando Alvarado Castro in their Penn Street apartment on Nov. 17.

When Castro refused to go to the bar with Castro-Martinez at 5:30 p.m., Castro-Martinez allegedly punched him in the head, according to police.

Castro-Martinez then left the room and returned allegedly holding a Rambo-like knife, the article said.

Castro was allegedly dragged by the suspect, but he broke free and grabbed a chair in self-defense, according to the article. He escaped out a broken window and fled to a neighbor’s home.

Castro-Martinez  faces 10 charges at his formal arraignment: felony first-degree and felony second-degree aggravated assault, terroristic threats, possessing an instrument of crime, three misdemeanor simple assault, recklessly endangering another person, false identification to police and identity theft, according to court records.

Read the article at PhillyBurbs at this link.


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