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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Honduran Man Pleads Guilty to Illegal Re-Entry

U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that MARVIN ANTONIO GARCIA-PINOTT, age 30, a citizen of Honduras, pled guilty today to a one-count Bill of Information for illegal re-entry of a removed alien, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1326(a).

According to court records, GARCIA-PINOTT was found in the United States on October 3, 2016, after having been previously deported.  

GARCIA-PINOTT 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 Kurt D. Engelhardt set sentencing for April, 12, 2017.

U.S. Attorney Polite praised the work of the Department of Homeland Security/Immigration and Custom Enforcement and Removal in investigating this matter.  

Topic(s): 
Immigration
Updated January 4, 2017