Most criminals try to escape justice, but a Framingham, MA resident turned himself in at a local police station last week for an ID theft crime only he knew had been committed. His motive? He’s an illegal immigrant who wants to return to his native Guatemala but can’t afford the airfare. His confession provided him with automatic deportation and a free ride home.
Carlos F. Boc, 29, said he’s been living in the United States illegally since he sneaked in through Mexico 13 years ago. He used to have a roommate from Puerto Rico, but when the man went back two years ago, Boc stole the man’s identity. (more…)