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Guatemalan National Pleads Guilty to Illegal Reentry

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

U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that PEDRO BRITO-MARCOS, age 22, a citizen of Guatemala, pled guilty to a one-count bill of information alleging illegal reentry of a removed alien, in violation of Title 8 United States Code, Section 1326(a).

According to the bill of information, PEDRO BRITO-MARCOS reentered the United States on or about March 8, 2018, after having been previously removed therefrom on or about January 19, 2018.

PEDRO BRITO-MARCOS faces a maximum term of imprisonment of two years, a fine of up to $250,000.00, one year of supervised release after imprisonment, and a $100 special assessment.  U.S. District Judge Susie Morgan set sentencing for September 6, 2018.

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 July 12, 2018