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March 8, 2007 - United States Attorney Patrick L. Meehan today announced the indictment* of Alexander Ernesto-Rivas charging him with being an illegal alien in possession of a firearm.


DEFENDANT


ADDRESS


AGE [Date of Birth]

Alexander Ernesto-Rivas
Reading,PA
21 years old

If convicted, the defendant faces a maximum possible sentence of ten years imprisonment, a $250, 000 fine, three years supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

The case was investigated by the Department of Immigration and Customs Enforcement and has been assigned to Assistant United States Attorney Joseph E. McGettigan, III.


UNITED STATES ATTORNEY'S OFFICE
EASTERN DISTRICT, PENNSYLVANIA
Suite 1250, 615 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Contact:
RICH MANIERI
Media Contact
215.861.8525

*An Indictment or Information is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

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