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Three Charged with Illegally Re-Entering United States

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 28, 2011

FEDERAL GRAND JURY RETURNS INDICTMENTS

Madison, Wisconsin -- A federal grand jury in the Western District of Wisconsin, sitting in Madison, returned the following indictments today. You are advised that a charge is merely an accusation and that a defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

THREE CHARGED WITH ILLEGAL RE-ENTRY
INTO UNITED STATES

In unrelated cases, three Mexican citizens have been charged with illegally re-entering the United States after previously being deported. The defendants charged are:

Juan Xoletl-Hernandez, also known as Javier Hernandez, 30, found in Dane County on March 24, 2009;
Arnolfo Hernandez-Perez, also known as Jose Santos-Rosas, 31, found in Sauk County on July 13, 2011; and Abran Lopez-Cuellar, also known as Abraham Lopez-Cuellar, 28, found in Iowa County on July 15, 2011.

If convicted, each defendant faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in federal prison. The charges against them are the result of investigations by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Office of Homeland Security Investigations. The prosecution of these cases has been assigned to Assistant U.S. Attorney Peter M. Jarosz.

 

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