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Deported Guatemalan Sentenced to Time-Served for Re-Entering United States

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 18, 2013

PITTSBURGH - An individual found in Pittsburgh 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 Joy Flowers Conti imposed the sentence on Milton Garcia-Lopez, 25, formerly from Guatemala.

According to the information presented to the court, Garcia-Lopez, an alien, was removed from the United States by United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement on April 12, 2007. Milton Garcia-Lopez was found on May 27, 2013, subsequent to his arrest in Pittsburgh, Pa.

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

U.S. Attorney Hickton commended the Immigration and Customs Enforcement for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Milton Garcia-Lopez.

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