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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Honduran National Pleads Guilty to Illegal Reentry

U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that TONY AXELL ROMERO-MONTOYA, age 28, a citizen of Honduras, pled guilty today to a one-count Indictment charging him with illegal reentry into the United States.

According to the court documents, on February 25, 2015, Tony Axell Romero-Montoya was found in the United States after having been deported previously on September 17, 2012.

U.S. District Judge Sarah S. Vance set sentencing in this matter for May 13, 2015.

U.S. Attorney Polite praised the work of the Department of Homeland Security in investigating this matter.  Assistant United States Attorney Emily K. Greenfield is in charge of the prosecution.

Tony Axell Romero-Montoya Factual Basis

Updated April 2, 2015