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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, June 4, 2015

Guatemalan National Sentenced for Illegal Reentry

U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that SERGIO TULIO VARGAS-VARGAS, age 25, a citizen of Guatemala, was sentenced today after previously pleading guilty to a one-count Indictment for illegal reentry of a removed alien.

U.S. District Judge Jay C. Zainey sentenced VARGAS-VARGAS to time served and a $100 special assessment. VARGAS-VARGAS will be surrendered to the custody of the U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement for removal proceedings.

According to court documents, VARGAS-VARGAS reentered the United States after having been previously deported on October 25, 2012.

U.S. Attorney Polite praised the work of the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency in investigating this matter.  Assistant U. S. Attorney Spiro G. Latsis was in charge of the prosecution.

 

Updated June 4, 2015