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

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Honduran National Sentenced for Illegally Reentry

U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that JORGE PULIDO-HERRERA, a/k/a JORGE LICONA-CERRATO, age 46, a citizen of Honduras, was sentenced after previously pleading guilty to a one-count Bill of Information for illegal reentry of removed alien.

U.S. District Judge Carl J. Barbier sentenced PULIDO-HERRERA to time served, followed by one year of supervised release, and a $100.00 special assessment.  Additionally, PULIDO-HERRERA will be surrendered to the custody of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for removal proceedings.

According to the Bill of Information, on or about March 15, 2016, PULIDO-HERRERA was found in the United States after having been officially deported and removed on or about December 8, 1999.

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.

Updated July 7, 2016