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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, December 18, 2014

Guatemalan National Charged with Illegal Reentry

U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that ISIDRO OROZCO-LOPEZ, age 34, a citizen of Guatemala, was charged today in a one-count Bill of Information with illegal reentry of a removed alien.

According to the bill of information, ISIDRO OROZCO-LOPEZ reentered the United States on or about November 8, 2014, after having been previously removed therefrom on or about November 25, 2013. 

If convicted, ISIDRO OROZCO-LOPEZ faces a maximum term of imprisonment of two years, a fine of up to $250,000.00, one year supervised release after imprisonment, and a $100 special assessment.

U. S. Attorney Polite reiterated that a bill of information is merely a charge and that the guilt of the defendant must be proven beyond a reasonable doubt. 

U.S. Attorney Polite praised the work of the United States Customs and Border Protection in investigating this matter.  Assistant United States Attorney Irene González is in charge of the prosecution.

Updated December 18, 2014