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District of Arizona

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, May 27, 2016

Undocumented Alien Sentenced to 15 Months’ Imprisonment for Assaulting a Douglas Border Patrol Agent

     TUCSON – On May 27, 2016, Juan Pablo Vasquez-Campos, 38, of Aguas Calientes, Mexico, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Cyndy K. Jorgenson to 15 months’ imprisonment to be followed by three years of supervised release.  Vasquez-Campos had previously pleaded guilty to assault on a federal officer and illegal re-entry.

     Vasquez-Campos resisted arrest and scuffled with a Border Patrol agent in the desert terrain near Douglas, Ariz.  During the struggle, Vasquez-Campos struck the agent with his elbow in an effort to avoid apprehension. 

     The investigation in this case was handled by the United States Border Patrol.  The prosecution was handled by Raquel Arellano, Assistant U.S. Attorney, District of Arizona, Tucson.

 

CASE NUMBER:           CR-16-00533-TUC-CKJ

RELEASE NUMBER:   2016-051_Vasquez-Campos

 

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CR-16-00533-TUC-CKJ / 2016-051_Vasquez-Campos
Updated May 27, 2016