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Honduran Sentenced To Time Served For Re-Entering U.S. After Deportation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 2 , 2011

PITTSBURGH, Pa. - An individual found in Baldwin, Pa., has been sentenced in federal court to time-served on his conviction of re-entry into the United States after deportation, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

Chief United States District Judge Gary L. Lancaster imposed the sentence on Mario Rene Avila-Hernandez, 40, formerly from Honduras.

According to information presented to the court, Mario Rene Avila-Hernandez, an alien, was removed from the United States by United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement on May 22, 2006.  Mario Rene Avila-Hernandez was found on Oct. 25, 2011 in Baldwin Borough, Pennsylvania.

Assistant United States Attorney Paul E. Hull prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

U.S. Attorney Hickton commended the U.S. Immigration and Custom Enforcement for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Mario Rene Avila-Hernandez.

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