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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, August 3, 2018

Guatemala National Sentenced with Illegal Reentry

U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that FERNANDO PEREZ-YOK age 26, a citizen of Guatemala, was sentenced yesterday after previously pleading guilty to a one-count Bill of Information for illegally re-entering the United States in violation of Title 8, United States Code, Section 1326(a).

According to the Bill of Information, FERNANDO PEREZ-YOK was found in the United States on or about March 8, 2018, after having been previously removed therefrom on or about May 29, 2012.

FERNANDO PEREZ-YOK was sentenced to time served, one year supervised release after imprisonment, and a $100.00 special assessment.

U.S. Attorney Evans praised the work of the United States Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement in investigating this matter.  Assistant United States Attorney Irene González is in charge of the prosecution.

Updated August 3, 2018