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ALIEN SENTENCED FOR ILLEGAL RE-ENTRY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 26, 2010

JUAN BELTRAN-MARTINEZ, age 25, a resident of Mexico, was sentenced today in federal court by U. S. District Judge Carl J. Barbier to eighteen (18) months imprisonment, announced U. S. Attorney Jim Letten. In addition to the term of imprisonment, Judge Barbier ordered that BELTRAN be placed on two (2) years of supervised release following the term of imprisonment, during which time the defendant will be under federal supervision and risks an additional term of imprisonment should he violate any terms of his supervised release.

According to court documents, on May 13, 2010, BELTRAN pled guilty to one count of an indictment admitting he was an alien who was previously removed and was knowingly and unlawfully found in the United States in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana without the proper consent. BELTRAN’s sentence was subject to an enhancement based on a previous felony conviction.

The case was investigated by the U. S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The case was prosecuted by Special Assistant United States Attorney Robert Weir.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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