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OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES ATTORNEY
NORTHERN DISTRICT OF WEST VIRGINIA

Sharon L. Potter
UNITED STATES ATTORNEY


1125 Chapline Street, Federal Building, Suite 3000 ● Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 234-0100 ● Contact: Fawn E. Thomas, Public Affairs Specialist

 

April 7, 2009
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Eastern Regional Jail Inmate Entered Guilty Plea
to Illegally Re-Entering the United States

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA — A 26 year old inmate at the Eastern Regional Jail entered a plea of guilty on April 3, 2009, in United States District Court in Martinsburg before Magistrate Judge David J. Joel.

United States Attorney Sharon L. Potter announced that JESUS ARREGUIN RUBIO entered a plea of guilty to one count of illegally re-entering the United States without permission from the Attorney General of the United States or the Secretary of Homeland Security. RUBIO’s status as an illegal alien was discovered while incarcerated at the Eastern Regional Jail on February 3, 2009. He was most recently deported in September 2008.

RUBIO faces a maximum penalty of two years imprisonment and a fine of $250,000.

The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Paul T. Camilletti. The case was investigated by the Charles Town Police Department and the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

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