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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Honduran Man Pleads Guilty to Illegal Reentry

U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that EDIN ANTONIO PLEITES-ZAMORA, age 24, a citizen of Honduras pled guilty today to a one-count Indictment charging him with illegal reentry of a removed alien.

According to the Indictment, PLEITES-ZAMORA reentered the United States on or about November 4, 2014, after having been previously removed on May 25, 2012.

PLEITES-ZAMORA faces a maximum term of imprisonment of two years, a maximum fine of $250,000, a maximum term of supervised release of one year, and a mandatory $100 special assessment.  U.S. District Judge Sarah S. Vance set sentencing for July 15, 2015.

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

Edin Antonio Pleites-Zamora Factual Basis (1.24 MB)

Updated September 2, 2015