Honduran Man Pleads Guilty to Illegally Reentry
For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Louisiana
U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that NELSON FLORES-CRUZ, age 30, a citizen of Honduras, pled guilty today to a one-count Bill of Information for illegal reentry of a removed alien.
According to the Bill of Information, on or about August 12, 2014, FLORES-CRUZ was found in the United States after having been officially deported and removed on or about July 11, 2008.
FLORES-CRUZ 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 Martin L. C. Feldman set sentencing for April 8, 2015.
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 Irene González is in charge of the prosecution.
Updated December 10, 2014