Mexican National Pleads Guilty To Illegal Entry After Felony Conviction
Muskogee, Oklahoma - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, announced that MIGUEL ANGEL GUTIERREZ-CARRANZA, age 29, of Mexico, pled guilty to Illegal Reentry of Previously Deported Alien Subsequent to Conviction for an Aggravated Felony, in violation of Title 8, United States Code, Sections 1326(a) and 1326(b).
The charges are a result from an investigation by the Department of Homeland Security – Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The defendant was indicted in September, 2013.
The Indictment alleged that on or about August 28, 2013, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the Defendant, an alien, was found in the United States after having been deported and removed from the United States on or about December 3, 2011, at or near Del Rio, Texas, subsequent to a conviction for an aggravated felony in the District Court of Hughes County, Oklahoma.
The Honorable Steven P. Shreder, Magistrate Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, presided over the hearing. The defendant will remain in the custody of the United States Marshal Service pending sentencing.
The statutory range of punishment is up to 20 years imprisonment, and/or up to a $250,000.00 fine and deportation.
Assistant United States Attorney Chris Wilson represented the United States.