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Press Release

Mexican National Sentenced For Illegal Re-Entry

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

NEW ORLEANS – U.S. Attorney Peter Strasser announced today that ROBERTO MUNOZ-AGUILAR, age 32 was sentenced Wednesday, August 7. 2019 on a one-count indictment for illegal reentry of a removed alien in violation of Title 8, United States Code, Section 1326(a).  He pled guilty on June 20, 2019.  He was sentenced to time served.

In documents signed by the defendant in open court, he admitted to being an illegal alien who had previously been deported January 3, 2012 from Calexico, California.  He admitted to illegally re-entering the United States without permission from the proper authorities.  He has been incarcerated since May 2019 and faces deportation once again.

U.S. Attorney Strasser praised the work of the United States Department of Homeland Security in investigating this matter.  Assistant U. S. Attorney Carter K. D. Guice, Jr. is in charge of the prosecution.


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Updated August 9, 2019