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

Friday, June 15, 2018

Honduran National Sentenced for Illegal Reentry

NEW ORLEANS – U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that MARVIN OYUELA LOPEZ, age 31, a citizen of Honduras, was sentenced yesterday after 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).

U.S. District Court Judge Lance Africk sentenced MARVIN OYUELA LOPEZ to six months in jail and ordered him to pay mandatory special assessment of $100.00.  Additionally, MARVIN OYUELA LOPEZ was also placed on supervised release for one year.  The defendant will be surrendered to the custody of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for removal proceedings.  

According to court documents, on January 8, 2018, MARVIN OYUELA LOPEZ was found in the United States after having been previously deported from the United States on December 10, 2013.

U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans praised the work of the United States Department of Homeland Security in investigating this matter.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Spiro G. Latsis is in charge of the prosecution.

Updated June 15, 2018