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June 22, 2012

FRANCISCO LOPEZ, age 40, a resident of Mexico, was sentenced yesterday in federal court by U. S. District Judge Eldon E. Fallon to approximately five (5) months imprisonment, announced U. S. Attorney Jim Letten.

According to court documents, on March 15, 2012, LOPEZ pled guilty to being an alien who had previously been removed from the United States, who was knowingly and unlawfully found in the United States in St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana without the Attorney General or the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security having expressly consented to his re-application for admission into the United States.

The case was investigated by U. S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Enforcement and Removal Operations.

The case was prosecuted by Special Assistant U. S. Attorney Robert Weir.

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