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Man Encountered in Wayne County Indicted for Illegal Reentry

August 25, 2011

     The United States Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigrations and Customs Enforcement, announced today that a 39 year old native and citizen of the Dominican Republic was charged yesterday with illegal reentry into the United States.

    According to United States Attorney Peter J. Smith, Wilton Reyes-Guiterrez, age 39, a native and citizen of the Dominican Republic, in the United States illegally was charged in a one-count indictment by a federal grand jury in Harrisburg today.

     The indictment alleges that Reyes-Guiterrez, an alien who has previously been convicted of an aggravated felony, arrested, and deported from the United States in March 2001, did knowingly and unlawfully reenter the United States and was apprehended in Wayne County, Pennsylvania.

     If convicted, Reyes-Guiterrez faces a maximum sentence of up to 20 years imprisonment and a $250,000 fine.

     This investigation was conducted by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement and is being prosecuted by Special Assistant United States Attorney Brian G. McDonnell.


An Indictment or Information is not evidence of guilt but simply a description of the charge made by the Grand Jury and/or United States Attorney against a defendant. A charged Defendant is presumed innocent until a jury returns a unanimous finding that the United States has proven the defendant's guilt beyond a reasonable doubt or until the defendant has pled guilty to the charges.

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