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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, March 15, 2018

Honduran National Pleads Guilty to Illegal Reentry

U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that MARVIN OYUELA LOPEZ, age 31, a citizen of Honduras, pleaded guilty to a one-count indictment for illegal reentry of a removed alien, in violation of Title 8, United States Code, Section 1326(a).

At sentencing, which is set for June 14, 2018, OYUELA LOPEZ faces a maximum term of imprisonment of not more than ten (10) years, a fine of $250,000.00, and a mandatory special assessment of $100.00.  Additionally, OYUELA LOPEZ is subject to a period of supervised release after imprisonment of up to three years.

U.S. Attorney Duane A. 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 March 16, 2018