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

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Two Honduran Citizens Plea to Drug and Immigration Charges

U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that MARVIN SANTOS PERDOMO, age 33, and OLVIN SANTOS PERDOMO, age 26, citizens of Honduras who reside in New Orleans, pled guilty today to a five-count Indictment charging them with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine and, in the case of MARVIN SANTOS PERDOMO, reentry of an illegal alien.

According to the court records, MARVIN SANTOS PERDOMO and OLVIN SANTOS PERDOMO conspired to distribute and distributed cocaine hydrochloride, a Schedule II controlled drug substance.  Additionally, MARVIN SANTOS PERDOMO was illegally in the United States after being previously departed.   

U.S. District Judge Stanwood R. Duval, Jr. set sentencing on July 29, 2015.   MARVIN SANTOS PERDOMO and OLVIN SANTOS PERDOMO face a maximum term imprisonment of twenty years and/or a fine of $1,000,000.

U.S. Attorney Polite praised the work of the Drug Enforcement Administration and Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office in investigating this matter.  Assistant United States Attorney David Haller is in charge of the prosecution.

Updated April 22, 2015