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Press Release

Honduran National Pleads Guilty to Illegal Reentry

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

Acting U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that CARLOS ALBERTO PINEDA-CANTOR age 40, a citizen of Honduras, pled guilty today to a one-count Bill of Information for illegal reentry of a removed alien.


According to court documents, on or about December 31, 2016, PINEDA-CANTOR was found in the United States after having been officially deported and removed on or about December 26, 2007.


PINEDA-CANTOR faces a maximum term of imprisonment of two years and a fine of $250,000, one year supervised release after imprisonment, and a $100.00 special assessment. U.S. District Judge Lance M. Africk set sentencing for July 27, 2017.


Acting U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans praised the work of the United States Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement in investigating this matter. Assistant United States Attorney Irene González is in charge of the prosecution.

Updated June 8, 2017