In addition to conflicting testimony and contradictory reports, we've also seen reports of an unidentified individual reportedly posing as a federal immigrations officer trying to gain access to the suspect:
Now the federal government is claiming that the unidentified man was actually a federal agent, but that local San Francisco authorities just didn't let him in?
A person "pretended to be a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent in order to access Paul Pelosi attacker David DePape in jail," the San Francisco Sheriff's Department said.https://t.co/AwIXrNldan— Loren Culp (@LorenCulp) November 14, 2022
However, an ICE official has since told Fox News Digital that the ICE agent, an Enforcement and Removal Operations deportation officer, not only attempted to conduct an in-person interview with DePape, but also had government ID.
"The officer identified herself and presented her government issued credentials bearing her photo, name, position and organization," the official said. "[San Francisco County Jail] denied the DO's request to interview DePape."
Um, what? So a federal immigration agent showed up to speak to an illegal immigrant, and the sheriff was just like...
Of course, maybe this has something to do with it:
Whatever the heck is happening over there... it's weird.