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

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Honduran National Pleads Guilty to Illegally Reentry

U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that CHARLES ADONAY-LAINES, age 23, a citizen of Honduras, pled guilty today to a one-count Indictment for illegal reentry of a removed alien previously convicted of an aggravated felony.

According to the Indictment, on or about April 12, 2015, ADONAY-LAINES was found in the United States after having been officially deported on or about October 13, 2013, following a conviction for being an illegal alien in possession of a firearm. 

ADONAY-LAINES faces a maximum term of imprisonment of twenty years and a fine of $250,000, one year supervised release after imprisonment, and a $100 special assessment.   U.S. District Judge Martin L.C. Feldman set sentencing for September 30, 2015.

U.S. Attorney Polite praised the work of the United States Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Border Patrol in investigating this matter.   Assistant United States Attorney Irene González is in charge of the prosecution.

Charles Adonay-Laines Factual Basis (953.11 KB)

Updated September 2, 2015