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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Louisiana

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Columbian National Sentenced For Illegally Reentry

U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that ANTONIO CAICEO-VALENCIA, age 42, a citizen of Columbia, was sentenced after previously pleading guilty to a one-count Indictment for illegal reentry of a removed alien. 

U.S. District Judge Helen G. Berrigan sentenced CAICEO-VALENCIA to 30 months imprisonment followed by 3 year of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.  Upon completion of his sentence, CAICEO-VALENCIA will be surrendered to the custody of U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement for removal proceedings.

According to court documents, on or about November 20, 2014, CAICEO-VALENCIA was found in the United States after having been officially deported and removed on or about December 27, 2010

U.S. Attorney Polite praised the work of the United States Department of Homeland Security, ICE Enforcement and Removal Operations in investigating this matter.  Assistant United States Attorney Spiro G. Latsis was in charge of the prosecution.

Updated May 6, 2015