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OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES ATTORNEY
NORTHERN DISTRICT OF WEST VIRGINIA

Betsy C. Jividen
Acting UNITED STATES ATTORNEY


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

 



December 4, 2009
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Federal Indictments Returned Charging
Two Defendants with Illegal Reentry to the United States

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA — A Federal Grand Jury sitting in Wheeling, West Virginia, returned two separate Indictments against two defendants on December 1, 2009.

Acting United States Attorney Betsy C. Jividen announced that:

BUENABENTURA IXCACO-CAMEY, age 28, of Guatemala, was named in a one-count Indictment. The Indictment alleges that IXCACO-CAMEY, an alien, was found in the United States on October 30, 2009, in Ohio County, after having been previously deported, and not having obtained the express consent of the Secretary of Homeland Security nor the Attorney General to reapply for admission to the United States. The case will be prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney John C. Parr.

OMAR ESQUIVEL-GARCIA, age 21, of Mexico, was named in a one-count Indictment. The Indictment alleges that ESQUIVEL-GARCIA, an alien, was found in the United States on November 8, 2009, in Berkeley County, after having been previously deported, and not having obtained the express consent of the Secretary of Homeland Security nor the Attorney General to reapply for admission to the United States. The case will be prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Erin K. Reisenweber.

The cases were investigated by the Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

If convicted, the defendants each face a maximum penalty of two years imprisonment and a fine of $250,000.

It should be noted that the charges contained in the Indictments are merely accusations and not evidence of guilt, and that each defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

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