Rapid City Man Guilty of Illegal Reentry after Deportation
605-343-2913 ext. 2101
United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that Marcos Miranda-Sanchez, age 57, of Rapid City, South Dakota appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Veronica L. Duffy on May 29, 2013 and pled guilty to Illegal Reentry After Deportation.
The maximum penalty upon conviction is 10 years' imprisonment and/or a $250,000 fine.
In September 2012, while being arrested by the Rapid City Police Department for public intoxication, Miranda-Sanchez was found to be in the United States illegally, having previously been deported to Mexico.
The investigation was conducted by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations. The case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Eric Kelderman.
A presentence investigation was ordered and a sentencing date will be set. The defendant was remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshal pending sentencing.