ARIZONA CITY, Ariz. (KGUN9-TV) - A manhunt is on in Pinal County for 38-year-old Jose Manuel Gonzalez-Sandoval. Authorities told KGUN9 that Sandoval said he'd rather kill cops or die than go to jail.
Now, his family is dealing with that possibility, "Why are you so scared of your father?" KGUN9 reporter Joel Waldman asked Sandoval's 12 year old daughter, Melissa, who answered, "Because of what he's done in the past."
The recent past is why Jose Sandoval's family and neighbors are so tense right now. A Mexican citizen, Sandoval is here legally, but many say he should've been deported long ago because of his extensive rap sheet, dating back to 2002. Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu is one of the many who wonder why Sandoval was allowed to stay in the United States. Sheriff Babeu calls him "a bad dude". In the lat eight years, Sandoval racked up at least 3 DUI's, numerous aggravated