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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, November 20, 2014

Mexican Man Pleads Guilty to Illegally Reentry

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