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ALIEN SENTENCED ON MARCH 22, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 23, 2011

Stephen R. Wigginton, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, announced today that on March 22, 2010, Miguel Hernandez-Reyes, age 37, of Mexico, was sentenced in federal district court, East St. Louis, Ill.-, following his plea of guilty to a two-count Indictment charging him with: (1) Illegal Entry into the United States, in violation of Title 8, United States Code, Section 1325(a), for which the maximum penalties that can be imposed are: six months’ imprisonment, a $5,000 fine, or both, one year supervised release, and a $10 special assessment; and (2) Misuse of a Social Security Number, in violation of Title 42, United States Code, Section 408(a)(7)(B), for which the maximum penalties that can be imposed are: five years’ imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, or both, 3 years’ supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

Defendant was sentenced to time served (94 days), 1 year supervised release, and a $210 special assessment.

The case was investigated by agents of ICE and the Highland Police Department. The case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephen Clark, assisted by Intern Amanda Katz.

 

 

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