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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, January 29, 2015

El Salvador National Pleads Guilty and Sentenced for Illegally Reentry

U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that LISANDRO HUMBERTO BAIRES-GOMEZ, age 20, a citizen of El Salvador, pled guilty on Tuesday, January 27, 2015, to a one-count Indictment for illegal reentry of removed alien.

According to the Indictment, on or about November 17, 2014, BAIRES-GOMEZ was found in the United States after having been officially deported and removed on or about June 13, 2013.

After accepting his guilty plea, U.S. District Judge Jay C. Zainey sentenced BAIRES-GOMEZ to time served, ordered him to serve one year of supervised release, and pay a special assessment of $100.  BAIRES-GOMEZ will be surrendered to the custody of the U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement for removal proceedings.

U.S. Attorney Polite praised the work of the United States Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Border Patrol in investigating this matter.  Assistant United States Attorney Spiro G. Latsis was in charge of the prosecution.

Updated January 29, 2015