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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, June 25, 2015

Honduran National Sentenced for Illegal Reentry

U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that EUELIO MARQUEZ-CHACON, age 40, a citizen of Honduras, was sentenced today after previously pleading guilty to a one-count Indictment for illegal reentry of a removed alien.

U.S. District Judge Carl J. Barbier sentenced MARQUEZ-CHACON to time served months imprisonment followed by 1 year of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

MARQUEZ-CHACON will be surrendered to the custody of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for removal proceedings.

According to court documents, on or about March 4, 2015, MARQUEZ-CHACON was found in the United States after having been officially deported and removed on or about June 12, 2003.

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

 

Updated June 25, 2015