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

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Honduran National Sentenced for Illegal Re-Entry

U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that OLVIN CASTILLO-CRUZ, age 34, was sentenced today after previously pleading guilty today to a one-count Indictment charging him with illegal reentry of a removed alien.


U.S. District Judge Martin Feldman sentenced CASTILLO-CRUZ to time served and ordered him to pay a $2,000 fine. CASTILLO-CRUZ will be surrendered to the custody of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for removal proceedings.


According to court documents, CASTILLO-CRUZ reentered the United States after he was previously deported on January 19, 2011.


U.S. Attorney Polite praised the work of the United States Department of Homeland Security in investigating this matter. Assistant U.S. Attorney Spiro G. Latsis was in charge of the prosecution.


Updated February 9, 2017