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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, October 9, 2014

Honduran Man, Miguel Villatoro-portillo, Sentenced For Illegally Reentry

U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that MIGUEL VILLATORO-PORTILLO, age 34, a citizen of Honduras, was sentenced today after having previously pled guilty to a one-count indictment for illegal reentry of a removed alien.

U.S. District Judge Nanette Jolivette Brown sentenced VILLATORO-PORTILLO to 12 months imprisonment followed by two years of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

According to court records, on or about June 12, 2014, MIGUEL VILLATORO-PORTILLO was found in the United States after having been officially deported and removed on or about January 9, 2009.

U.S. Attorney Polite praised the work of the Department of Homeland Security/Immigration and Custom Enforcement and Removal in investigating this matter.  Assistant United States Attorney Emily K. Greenfield is in charge of the prosecution.

Updated November 18, 2014