Mexican Citizen Encountered in York County Indicted for Illegal Reentry
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 24- year-old native and citizen of Mexico was charged with the illegal reentry into the United States.
According to United States Attorney Peter J. Smith, Pedro Millan-Montero, age 24, a native and citizen of Mexico, in the United States illegally was charged in a one-count indictment by a federal grand jury in Harrisburg Wednesday.
The indictment alleges that Millan-Montero, an alien who has previously been arrested, and deported from the United States on five occasions the last being May 1, 2009, did knowingly and unlawfully reenter the United States and was apprehended in York County, Pennsylvania.
If convicted, Millan-Montero, faces a maximum sentence of up to 2 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.
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