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Mexican National Pleads Guilty to Illegal Re-Entry

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

Acting U.S. Duane A. Evans announced that SAUL RODRIGUEZ-AVILES, age 47, pled guilty last week to a one-count Indictment charging him with illegal reentry of a removed alien previously convicted of an aggravated felony.


According to the Indictment, RODRIGUEZ-AVILES reentered the United States after he was previously deported on July 16, 2015.  


RODRIGUEZ-AVILES faces a maximum term of imprisonment of twenty years, a maximum fine of $250,000, a maximum term of supervised release of three years, and a mandatory $100 special assessment.  U.S. District Judge Nannette Jolivette Brown set sentencing for December 28, 2017.


Acting U.S. Attorney Evans praised the work of the United States Department of Homeland Security in investigating this matter.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Spiro G. Latsis is in charge of the prosecution.

Updated November 6, 2017