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Press Release

Honduran National Sentenced for Immigration Offense

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

U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that JEYSEE BARAHONA-FLORES, age 30, a native of Honduras, was sentenced today on a one-count Indictment for illegal entry of a removed alien, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1326(a).

U.S. District Judge Jane Triche Milazzo sentenced BARAHONA-FLORES to time served, which was five months.  According to court documents, on October 6, 2015, the defendant was encountered by federal agents outside of a residence in Kenner.   BARAHONA-FLORES had previously been removed from the United States on September 23, 2011.

U.S. Attorney Polite praised the work of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency in investigating this matter.  Assistant United States Attorney Jon Maestri was in charge of the prosecution.

Updated February 16, 2016