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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 CARLOS ALBERTO PINEDA-CANTOR age 40, a citizen of Honduras, was sentenced today after previously pleading guilty to a one-count Bill of Information for illegal reentry of a removed alien.


U.S. District Judge Lance M. Africk sentenced PINEDA-CANTOR to 15 months imprisonment, followed by 1 year of supervised release, and $100 special assessment. Following completion of his sentence, PINEDA-CANTOR will be surrendered to the custody of Immigration and Customs Enforcement for removal proceedings.


According to court documents, on or about December 31, 2016, PINEDA-CANTOR was found in the United States after having been officially deported and removed on or about December 26, 2007.


Acting U.S. Attorney Evans praised the work of the United States Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement in investigating this matter. Assistant United States Attorney Irene González was in charge of the prosecution.


Updated September 7, 2017