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Grand jury returns indictments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 20, 2013


MINNEAPOLIS—A federal grand jury in the District of Minnesota, sitting in Minneapolis, recently returned the following indictments. You are advised that a charge is merely an accusation, and that a defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty. Any sentence is determined by a federal district judge.

Mexican citizen charged with illegal re-entry into U.S.


Severo De Santiago De La Cruz, age 33, a citizen of Mexico found in Lyon County, Minnesota, is charged with one count of illegally re-entering the United States after previously being deported subsequent to a conviction for an aggravated felony.

If convicted, De La Cruz faces a potential maximum penalty of 20 years in prison. This case is the result of an investigation by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Enforcement and Removal Operations. It is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Sarah E. Hudleston.

Minneapolis man charged with possessing with intent to distribute methamphetamine

Isreal Landa-Leon, age 28, of Minneapolis, is charged with one count of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine.

If convicted, Landa-Leon faces a potential maximum penalty of 40 years in prison. This case is the result of an investigation by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. It is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Amber M. Brennan.

Man charged with robbing several banks

Maurice Dixon, age 46, no known address, was charged with three counts of bank robbery and one count of interference with commerce by robbery, pursuant to the Hobbs Act.

If convicted, Dixon faces a potential maximum penalty of 20 years in prison on each count. This case is the result of an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the police departments of Minneapolis, Roseville and St. Paul. It is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Kevin S. Ueland.

Mexican citizen charged with illegal re-entry into U.S.

Adain Salcido-Perez, a citizen of Mexico found in Richfield, Minnesota, is charged with one count of illegally re-entering the United States after previously being deported.

If convicted, Salcido-Perez faces a potential maximum penalty of 20 years in prison. This case is the result of an investigation by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Enforcement and Removal Operations. It is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Andrew Dunne.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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