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Press Release

Mexican National Indicted for Illegal Re-Entry

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

NEW ORLEANS – U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced today that LUIS ENRIQUE GUTIERREZ-SAUSEDO, a/k/a “Armando Luis Gutierrez”, a/k/a “Luis Gutierrez”, a/k/a “Enrique Sausedo”, and a/k/a “Luis E. Sausedo”, age 41, was charged in a one-count indictment for illegal reentry of a removed alien in violation of Title 8, United States Code, Section 1326(a).

According to the indictment, LUIS ENRIQUE GUTIERREZ-SAUSEDO (“GUTIERREZ-SAUSEDO”), reentered the United States after he was previously deported on July 25, 2013.  If convicted, GUTIERREZ-SAUSEDO faces a maximum term of imprisonment of up to two years, a maximum fine of up to $250,000, a maximum term of supervised release of up to one year, and a mandatory $100 special assessment fee. 

U.S. Attorney Evans reiterated that an indictment is merely a charge and that the guilt of the defendant must be proven beyond a reasonable doubt. 

U.S. Attorney Evans praised the work of the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency in investigating this matter.  Assistant U. S. Attorney Carter K. D. Guice, Jr. is in charge of the prosecution.

Updated July 15, 2022