You are here

Justice News

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Honduran National Sentenced to Two Years in Prison for Illegal Re-Entry

Acting U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that MARVIN ANTONIO GARCIA-PINOTT, age 30, a citizen of Honduras, was sentenced today after having previously pled guilty to reentry of a deported alien, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1326(a).

 

U.S. District Judge Kurt D. Engelhardt sentenced GARCIA-PINOTT to two years in prison and ordered him to pay a $5,000 fine. Following the completion of his sentence, GARCIA-PINOTT will be surrendered to the custody of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement for removal proceedings.

 

According to court records, MARVIN ANTONIO GARCIA-PINOTT was found in the United States on October 3, 2016, after having been previously deported on multiple occasions.

 

Acting U.S. Attorney Evans praised the work of the U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement for investigating this matter. Assistant U.S. Attorney Emily K. Greenfield was in charge of the prosecution.

Topic(s): 
Immigration
Updated April 12, 2017