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Honduran National Indicted for Illegal Re-Entry of Removed Alien

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

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA – ALLAN ENRIQUE GOMEZ VILLEDA age 41, a native of Honduras, was indicted on February 23, 2024, for illegal re-entry of a removed alien, in violation of Title 8, United States Code, Section 1326(a), announced U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans.

According to the indictment, GOMEZ VILLEDA reentered the United States illegally after being previously deported on May 9, 2019. If convicted, GOMEZ VILLEDA faces a sentence of up to 2 years imprisonment, up to 1 year of supervised release, up to a $ 250,000 fine, and a $100 mandatory special assessment fee. 

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 United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Enforcement and Removal Operations in investigating this matter. Assistant United States Attorney Paul J. Hubbell of the General Crimes Unit is in charge of the prosecution.


Shane M. Jones

Public Information Officer

United States Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Louisiana

United States Department of Justice

Updated February 26, 2024