Honduran National Pleads Guilty to Illegal Reentry
U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that ALFREDO VARELA-HERNANDEZ, age 35, a citizen of Honduras, pled guilty today to a one-count Bill of Information for illegal reentry of a removed alien.
According to the Bill of Information, on or about September 12, 2014, VARELA-HERNANDEZ was found in the United States after having been officially deported and removed on or about December 30, 2013.
ALFREDO VARELA-HERNANDEZ faces a maximum term of imprisonment of two years and a fine of $250,000, or the greater of twice the gross gain to the defendant, one year supervised release after imprisonment, and a $100 special assessment. U.S. District Judge Martin L. Feldman set sentencing for April 22, 2015.
U.S. Attorney Polite praised the work of the Department of Homeland Security/Immigration and Custom Enforcement and Removal in investigating this matter. Assistant United States Attorney Irene González is in charge of the prosecution.