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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, October 13, 2016

Honduran National Sentenced for Illegal Reentry

U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that OSCAR JEOVANY TORRES-LOPEZ, a/k/a OSCAR GEOVANY, age 31, a citizen of Honduras, was sentenced after previously pleading guilty to a one-count Indictment for illegal reentry of removed alien previously convicted of an aggravated felony.

U.S. District Judge Carl J. Barbier sentenced TORRES-LOPEZ to 24 months’ imprisonment followed by 3 years of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.  Following his term of imprisonment, TORRES-LOPEZ will be surrendered to the custody of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for removal proceedings.

According to court records, on or about March 24, 2016, TORRES-LOPEZ was found in the United States after having been officially deported and removed on or about November 23, 2009.

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 was in charge of the prosecution.

Topic(s): 
Immigration
Updated October 13, 2016