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Box Elder Man Indicted for Possessing Fraudulent Immigration Document

September 9, 2011
Contact: Mark E. Salter
Assistant United States Attorney

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Box Elder man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for possessing a lawful permanent resident card that was not issued to him.

Pablo Gonzalez-Aviles, a/k/a Yonis Noe Quintero, age 25, was indicted by a federal grand jury on July 6, 2011, for Possession of Fraudulent Immigration Document. He appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Veronica L. Duffy on September 9, 2011, and pled not guilty to the indictment. The maximum penalty upon conviction is 10 years’ imprisonment and/or a $250,000 fine. The charge is merely an accusation, and Gonzalez-Aviles is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

The investigation is being conducted by the Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Assistant U.S. Attorney Robert A. Mandel is prosecuting the case. Gonzalez-Aviles was remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshal. A trial date has not yet been set.




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