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U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Pennsylvania

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Guatemalan Citizen Charged With Illegal Reentry

Deiby Ovalle-Pinto, 29, of Guatemala, was charged today by Indictment with illegal re-entry after deportation, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger. The indictment alleges that on or about February 6, 2013, Ovalle-Pinto, an alien, and native and citizen of Guatemala, was found in the United States after having been deported from the United States on or about June 19, 2003.

If convicted the defendant faces a maximum possible sentence of 20 years imprisonment, not more than three years supervised release, a $250,000 fine and a $100 special assessment.

The case was investigated by the Enforcement and Removal Operations of Immigration and Customs Enforcement of the United States Department of Homeland Security and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Linwood C. Wright, Jr.

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