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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Guatemalan National Sentenced for Illegal Reentry

U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that ESWIN ESTUARDO MARTINEZ-REYES, age 42, a citizen of Guatemala, was sentenced today after previously pleading guilty to a one-count Bill of Information for illegal reentry of a removed alien.

U.S. District Judge Sarah S. Vance sentenced MARTINEZ-REYES to time served and a $100 special assessment.  MARTINEZ-REYES will be surrendered to the custody of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for removal proceedings.

According to court documents, MARTINEZ-REYES was found in the United States on December 2, 2014, after having been officially deported and removed on or about June 7, 2013.

U.S. Attorney Polite praised the work of the United States Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Border Patrol in investigating this matter.  Assistant United States Attorney Spiro G. Latsis was in charge of the prosecution.

Updated March 19, 2015