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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, January 25, 2018

Honduran National Charged With Illegal Reentry

U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that MARVIN OYUELA LOPEZ, age 30, a citizen of Honduras, was charged today in a one-count indictment with illegal reentry of a removed alien, in violation of 8 U.S.C. ' 1326(a).

 

According to the indictment, MARVIN OYUELA LOPEZ reentered the United States after having been previously removed on December 10, 2013

 

If convicted, MARVIN OYUELA LOPEZ faces a maximum term of imprisonment of ten years, a maximum fine of $250,000, a maximum term of supervised release of three years, and a mandatory $100 special assessment.

 

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

Topic(s): 
Immigration
Updated January 25, 2018