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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Honduran National Pleads Guilty to Illegal Reentry

U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that ANGEL GUZMAN-RODRIGUEZ age 28, a citizen of Honduras, pled guilty today to a one-count Indictment charging him with illegal reentry of a removed alien.

 

According to the Indictment, GUZMAN-RODRIGUEZ reentered the United States after having been previously deported on March 9, 2012.

 

If convicted, GUZMAN-RODRIGUEZ faces a maximum term of imprisonment of twenty years, a maximum fine of $250,000, a maximum term of supervised release of three years, and a mandatory $100 special assessment. U.S. District Judge Sarah S. Vance set sentencing for May 3, 2017.

 

U.S. Attorney Polite praised the work of the United States Department of Immigration and Customs Enforcement in investigating this matter. Assistant U.S. Attorney Spiro G. Latsis is in charge of the prosecution.

 

Topic(s): 
Immigration
Updated February 9, 2017