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Honduran National Sentenced for Illegally Reentry

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

U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that NATANAEL MORALES-TRINIDAD, a/k/a SAMAEL MORALES, a/k/a NATANAEL K. MORALES, a/k/A NATHANIEL MORALES, age 46, a citizen of Honduras, was sentenced today after previously pleading guilty to a one-count Bill of Information for illegal reentry.

U.S. District Judge Susie Morgan sentenced MORALES-TRINIDAD to twelve months imprisonment followed by two years of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

According to the Bill of Information, on or about May 1, 2016, MORALES-TRINIDAD was found in the United States after having been officially deported and removed on or about May 8, 2013.

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 October 6, 2016