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Guatemalan National Pleaded Guilty To Illegal Re-Entry

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Louisiana

NEW ORLEANS – U.S. Attorney Peter Strasser announced today that DARLYS BARRIOS-HERRERA, age 29, pleaded guilty and was sentenced to a one-count bill of information for illegal reentry of a removed alien in violation of Title 8, United States Code, Section 1326(a) on Monday, August 6, 2019.

According to the bill of information, DARLYS BARRIOS-HERRERA (“BARRIOS-HERRERA”), re-entered the United States after being previously deported on September 17, 2014.   

BARRIOS-HERRERA faced a maximum term of imprisonment of two years, a maximum fine of $250,000, a maximum term of supervised release of one year, and a mandatory $100 special assessment.  BARRIOS-HERRERA was sentenced to credit for time served (one month) and ordered to pay a $100 special assessment fee before being transferred to United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement for deportation.  

U.S. Attorney Strasser praised the work of the United States Department of Homeland Security in investigating this matter.  Assistant U. S. Attorney Spiro G. Latsis is in charge of the prosecution.

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Updated August 7, 2019