Honduran National Pleads Guilty to Illegally Reentering United States
U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that ANGEL ENO CORNEJO-MORENO, age 40, a citizen of Honduras, pled guilty today to a one-count Indictment for illegal reentry of a removed alien.
According to court documents, on or about December 8, 2014, CORNEJO-MORENO was found in the United States after having been officially deported and removed on two prior occasions – June 12, 2003 and January 26, 2009.
CORNEJO-MORENO 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 Mary Ann Vial Lemmon set sentencing for May 14, 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 Rick Veters is in charge of the prosecution.