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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Undocumented Alien, Elizar Gustavo Garcia-garcia, Pleads Guilty To Illegal Reentry

U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that ELIZAR GUSTAVO GARCIA-GARCIA, age 30, a citizen of Honduras, pled guilty today to a one-count Bill of Information charging him with illegal reentry of a removed alien.

According to the Bill of Information, on or about August 4, 2014, GARCIA-GARCIA was found in the United States after having been officially deported and removed on or about March 11, 2014.

GARCIA-GARCIA faces a maximum term of imprisonment of two years and a fine of $250,000, one year supervised release after imprisonment, and a $100 special assessment.  U.S. District Judge Stanwood R. Duval, Jr. set sentencing for January 28, 2015.

U.S. Attorney Polite praised the work of the Department of Homeland Security/Immigration and Custom Enforcement and Removal in investigating this matter. Assistant United States Attorney Irene Gonzàlez is in charge of the prosecution.

Updated November 18, 2014