Federal Court Sentences Man on Illegal Re-entry Charge
DAVENPORT, IA- On January 24, 2014, Manuel Partida Garcia, age 32, a citizen of Mexico, was sentenced by United States District Court Judge John A. Jarvey to 36 months imprisonment, after pleading guilty to illegal re-entry into the United States, announced United States Attorney Nicholas A. Klinefeldt. Partida Garcia was also ordered to serve three years of supervised release and pay $100 towards the Crime Victims Fund. Partida Garcia was found in the United States after being convicted in Marshall County, Iowa for possession of methamphetamine with the intent to deliver, eluding and carrying weapons. Partida was also found to be an aggravated felon based on a prior assault conviction out of the state of Washington.
This case was investigated by the United States Department of Homeland Security-Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and the case was prosecuted by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Iowa.