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Press Release

Honduran Man Sentenced for Immigration Offense

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Louisiana

United States Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced that CELIO JAVIER JUAREZ-AGUILAR, age 25, a native of Honduras, was sentenced today after previously pleading guilty to a one-count indictment for illegal reentry of a removed alien.

United States District Court Judge Eldon E. Fallon sentenced JUAREZ-AGUILAR to 3 months of imprisonment, followed by one year of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment fee. The defendant will be surrendered to the custody of Immigration and Customs Enforcement for removal proceedings.

According to court documents, on July 15, 2018, JUAREZ-AGUILAR was found in the United States after having been previously deported from the United States on February 25, 2014.

U.S. Attorney Strasser praised the work of Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents in investigating this matter. Assistant United States Attorney Jon Maestri is in charge of the prosecution.

Updated November 9, 2018