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Press Release

Honduran National Sentenced for Illegal Reentry

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Louisiana

U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that MARVIN LOPEZ-PINEDA, age 29, a citizen of Honduras, was sentenced today after previously pleading guilty to illegal reentry of removed alien. 

U.S. District Judge Carl J. Barbier sentenced LOPEZ-PINEDA to time served, followed by one year of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment. LOPEZ-PINEDA will be surrendered to the custody of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for removal proceedings.

According to court documents, on or about September 24, 2015, LOPEZ-PINEDA was found in the United States after having been officially deported and removed on or about May 30, 2014.  

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

Updated February 5, 2016