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Press Release

Guatemalan National Sentenced with 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, was sentenced by United States District Court Judge Susie Morgan after previously pleading guilty to a one-count Bill of Information for illegally re-entering the United States in violation of Title 8, United States Code, Section 1326(a).

According to the Bill of Information, PEDRO BRITO-MARCOS was found in the United States on or about March 8, 2018, after having been previously removed therefrom on or about January 19, 2018.

PEDRO BRITO-MARCOS was sentenced to time served and a $100.00 special assessment.

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 September 6, 2018