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Guatemalan National Pleads Guilty To Illegally Reentry

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

U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that ISIDRO OROZCO-LOPEZ, age 34, a citizen of Guatemala, pled guilty to a one-count Bill of Information for illegal reentry of a removed alien.

According to the Bill of Information, on or about November 8, 2014, OROZCO-LOPEZ was found in the United States after having been officially deported and removed on or about November 25, 2013.

OROZCO-LOPEZ faces a maximum term of imprisonment of two years and a fine of $250,000, or the greater of twice the gross gain to the defendant, one year supervised release after imprisonment, and a $100 special assessment. U.S. District Judge Sarah S. Vance set sentencing for April 29, 2015.

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 January 7, 2015