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Sturgis Man Pleads Guilty to Illegal Reentry after Deportation

April 5, 2013
Contact: Ace Crawford
605-343-2913 ext. 2101

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that Carlos Jimenez-Burgos, age 28, of Sturgis, South Dakota appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Veronica L. Duffy on April 2, 2013 and pled guilty to Illegal Reentry After Deportation. The maximum penalty upon conviction is 2 years' imprisonment and/or a $250,000 fine.

In February 2013, after being arrested in Sturgis on a traffic offense, Jimenez-Burgos was found to be illegally living in the United States, having previously been deported. The investigation was conducted by the Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Eric Kelderman.

A presentence investigation was ordered and a sentencing date will be scheduled. The defendant was remanded to the custody of the U.S Marshal pending sentencing.



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