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Honduran Sentenced to Time-Served for Illegally Re-entering United States

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 29, 2013

PITTSBURGH - An individual found in Homestead, Pa., pleaded guilty and 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.

United States District Judge Nora Barry Fischer imposed the sentence on Wilson Baca-Ortiz, 33, formerly from Honduras.

According to the information presented to the court, Wilson Baca-Ortiz, an alien, was removed from the United States by U.S. States Immigration and Customs Enforcement on Nov. 21, 2005. Wilson Baca-Ortiz was found on March 21, 2013, pursuant to an on-going investigation into another immigration matter.

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

U.S. Attorney Hickton commended Immigration and Customs Enforcement for conducting the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Baca-Ortiz.

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