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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, October 16, 2014

Mexican Citizen, Ramon Frias-lopez, Illegally In United States Sentenced

U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that RAMON FRIAS-LOPEZ, age 30, a Mexican citizen who was illegally in the United States, was sentenced today after having previously pled guilty to a one-count indictment for illegal reentry of a removed alien.     

U.S. District Judge Lance M. Africk sentenced FRIAS-LOPEZ to 18 months imprisonment followed by  3 years of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

According to court documents, on or about May 7, 2014, FRIAS-LOPEZ was found in the United States after having been officially deported and removed on or about April 27, 2010.  

U.S. Attorney Polite praised the work of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection and Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agencies in investigating this matter.  Assistant United States Attorney Spiro G. Latsis is in charge of the prosecution.

Updated November 18, 2014