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Deported Alien Charged with Illegally Re-entering U.S.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 31, 2013

PITTSBURGH, Pa. - An illegal alien found in Pittsburgh 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 Luis Alberto Alvarez-Arguello, a/k/a Rosalio Martinez-Alvarez, a/k/a Rosalio Alvarez-Martinez, a/k/a Mario Martinez-Contreras, 28, a native of Mexico, as the sole defendant.

According to indictment, Luis Alberto Alvarez-Arguello, an alien, was formally removed from the United States by United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement on Jan. 14, 2011 and June 13, 2011. Luis Alberto Alvarez-Arguello was found to be illegally present in Pittsburgh on July 19, 2013, by the Port Authority Police.

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. Defendant has been placed on detention.

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

The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the Port Authority Police 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.

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