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

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Honduran National Charged With Illegal Re-Entry

U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that JUAN HUMBERTO HERNANDEZ-YONES, age 33, a citizen of Honduras, was charged today in a one-count Indictment with illegal re-entry of a removed alien.

According to the Indictment, on June 30, 2016, HERNANDEZ-YONES was found in the United States after having been deported previously on July 15, 2011.  

U. S. Attorney Polite reiterated that an Indictment is merely a charge and that the guilt of the defendant must be proven beyond a reasonable doubt.

U.S. Attorney Polite praised the work of the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement in investigating this matter.   Assistant United States Attorney Emily K. Greenfield is in charge of the prosecution.

Updated July 15, 2016