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Honduran National Pleads Guilty to Illegal Re-Entry of Removed Alien

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

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA – U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that MARLON EFRAIN CHAVEZ AGUIRRE (“CHAVEZ AGUIRRE”), age 50, a citizen of Honduras, pleaded guilty on July 9, 2024, to illegal reentry of a deported alien, in violation of Title 8, United States Code, Sections 1326(a).

According to the court documents, CHAVEZ AGUIRRE admitted to reentering the United States illegally, after being previously deported on September 24, 2012. 

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. District Court Judge Greg G. Guidry has set the sentencing for October 15, 2024.

U.S. Attorney Evans praised the work of United States Customs and Border Patrol 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 July 10, 2024