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Press Release

Honduran National Sentenced for Illegal Reentry

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

Acting U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that WILSON MAURICIO OSORTO-ESTRADA, age 35, was sentenced today after previously pleading guilty to a one-count Indictment for illegal reentry of a removed alien in violation of Title 8, United States Code, Section 1326(a) & (b)(2).


U.S. District Judge Carl J. Barbier sentenced OSCORTO-ESTRADA to 6 months imprisonment. Following completion of his sentenced, OSCORTO-ESTRADA will be surrendered to the custody of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for removal proceedings.


According to the court documents, OSOTRO-ESTRADA reentered the United States after he was previously deported on January 17, 2013.


Acting U.S. Attorney Evans 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 May 25, 2017