Colombian National Indicted for Illegal Re-Entry
NEW ORLEANS – JEAN PAUL SABOGAL-ANGARITA, age 26, was indicted on July 21, 2023 for illegal reentry of a removed alien in violation of Title 8, United States Code, Section 1326(a), announced U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans.
According to the indictment, JEAN PAUL SABOGAL-ANGARITA, (“SABOGAL-ANGARITA”) reentered the United States after being previously deported on September 21, 2016. If convicted, SABOGAL-ANGARITA faces a maximum term of imprisonment of two years, a maximum fine of up to $250,000, a maximum term of supervised release of up to one year, and a mandatory $100 special assessment fee.
U.S. Attorney Evans reiterated that an indictment is merely a charge and that the guilt of the defendant must be proven beyond a reasonable doubt.
U.S. Attorney Evans praised the work of the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement in investigating this matter. Assistant U.S. Attorney Carter K.D. Guice, Jr. of the General Crimes Unit is in charge of the prosecution.
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Updated July 24, 2023