Illegal Alien Found In Grove City After Being Deported
PITTSBURGH, Pa. - An individual found in Grove City, Pa., has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on a charge of re-entry into the United States after deportation, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.
The one-count indictment named Cesar Zendejas-Cano, 31, as the sole defendant.
According to indictment, Zendejas-Cano, an alien, was formally removed from the United States by United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement on April 22, 2007. Zendejas-Cano was found on July 11, 2011, in Grove City, Pa.
The law provides for a maximum total sentence of two years in prison, a fine of $250,000, or both. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed would be based upon the seriousness of the offense and the prior criminal history, if any, of the defendant.
Assistant United States Attorney Paul E. Hull is prosecuting this case on behalf of the government.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement conducted the investigation leading to the indictment in this case.
An indictment is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.