News and Press Releases

Mexican Citizen Sentenced for Illegally Reentering U.S.

June 22, 2012

Madison, Wis. - John W. Vaudreuil, United States Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin, announced that Jaime Santoyo-Lagunas, 23, a citizen of Mexico found living in Elroy, Wis., was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Barbara B. Crabb to four months in prison for illegally reentering the United States. Santoyo-Lagunas pleaded guilty to this charge on April 10, 2012.

Santoyo-Lagunas was previously removed from the United States on August 22, 2009 following a Sauk County, Wis. conviction for 4th degree sexual assault. Santoyo-Lagunas returned to the United States without permission and on August 26, 2010, was convicted in Juneau County, Wis., of 2nd degree sexual assault of a child. Judge Crabb directed that the four-month sentence run consecutively to the three-year sentence imposed in Juneau County.

The charge against Santoyo-Lagunas was the result of an investigation conducted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The prosecution of the case has been handled by Special Assistant U.S. Attorney Leah Fillbach Lenzendorf.


Return to Top

USAO Briefing Room
Justice 101
Victim Witness Assistance

Making sure that victims of federal crimes are treated with compassion, fairness and respect

Project Safe Childhood

Help us combat the proliferation of sexual exploitation crimes against children.

Drug Endangered Children

Learn how you can help drug endangered children