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Mexican Man Pleads Guilty to Illegally Reentry

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

U.S. Attorney Kenneth Polite announced that ANTONIO RODRIGUEZ-GALLARDO, age 32, a citizen of Mexico, pled guilty today to a one-count indictment for illegal reentry of removed alien.

According to the indictment, on or about September 4, 2014, ANTONIO RODRIGUEZ-GALLARDO was found in the United States after having been officially deported and removed on or about October 29, 2012

ANTONIO RODRIGUEZ-GALLARDO faces a maximum term of imprisonment of two years and a fine of $250,000, or the greater of twice the gross gain to the defendant, one year supervised release after imprisonment, and a $100 special assessment.   U.S. District Judge Triche Milazzo set sentencing for  January 8, 2015.

U.S. Attorney Polite praised the work of the Department of Homeland Security/Immigration and Custom Enforcement and Removal in investigating this matter.  Assistant United States Attorney Spiro G. Latsis is in charge of the prosecution.

Updated November 21, 2014