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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Mexican National Sentenced for Illegal Re-Entry

U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite, Jr., announced that GALDINO MARTINEZ-CARRILLO, age 38, a citizen of Mexico, was sentenced yesterday for illegal re-entry of previously removed alien.

U.S. District Judge Martin L.C. Feldman sentenced MARTINEZ-CARRILLO to time served.  MARTINEZ-CARRILLO will be surrendered to the custody of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for removal proceedings

According to the court documents, on August 1, 2014, GALDINO MARTINEZ-CARRILLO was found in the United States after having been deported previously on October 25, 2012.

U.S. Attorney Polite praised the work of the Department of Homeland Security in investigating this matter.  Assistant United States Attorney Emily K. Greenfield was in charge of the prosecution.

Updated March 17, 2015