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Illegal Alien Sentenced to 24 Months for Unlawful Reentry

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 29, 2013

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Angel Andrew Gomez-Garcia, 41, an illegal alien from El Salvador, was sentenced today to 24 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for unlawfully reentering the United States after being deported following his conviction for aggravated sexual battery.

            Neil H. MacBride, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, and M. Yvonne Evans, Field Office Director of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) Washington Field Office, made the announcement after sentencing by U.S. District Judge Claude M. Hilton.

            According to court records, Gomez-Garcia is a citizen of El Salvador who has unlawfully entered the United States on at least three occasions. Over the past 14 years, he has been convicted of five separate crimes, including aggravated sexual battery in Alexandria in 1999 and Fairfax County in 2009.

            This case was investigated by ICE ERO. Special Assistant United States Attorney Stacey Rohrs is prosecuting the case on behalf of the United States.

            A copy of this press release may be found on the website of the United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Virginia at http://www.justice.gov/usao/vae.  Related court documents and information may be found on the website of the District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia at http://www.vaed.uscourts.gov or on https://pcl.uscourts.gov.

 

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