HONDURAN SENTENCED TO 8 MONTHS IN PRISON FOR REENTERING THE UNITED STATES ILLEGALLY
LAKE CHARLES, La. – United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced today that Marco Tulio Sanabria-Caceres, 25, of Honduras, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Patricia Minaldi to eight months in prison for reentering the United States after being deported.
According to evidence presented at the guilty plea, on Sept. 18, 2012, U.S. Border Patrol agents conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle containing five individuals. They all admitted to being in the United States illegally. Sanabria-Caceres admitted to being from Honduras. After further investigation, it was learned that Sanabria-Caceres was convicted on Feb. 10, 2012 in Leesburg, Va., on two counts of a Class IV felony, which was carnal knowledge of a juvenile. He was sentenced to serve two years with part of the sentence suspended for the two counts and was deported June 1, 2012. Sanabria-Caceres admitted to reentering the United States without permission and pleaded guilty to the charge May 29, 2013.
Homeland Security Investigations and the U.S. Border Patrol conducted the investigation. Assistant U.S. Attorney Howard C. Parker prosecuted the case.