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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, April 27, 2015

Undocumented Alien from Honduras Charged with Illegal Reentry into the United States after Previously Being Deported

U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that EULIO MARQUEZ- CHACON, age 40, from Honduras, was charged on April 23, 2015, in a one-count Indictment with illegal reentry into the United States after having been previously deported.

According to the Indictment, MARQUEZ-CHACON was encountered by Immigration& Customs Enforcement agents in the Eastern District of Louisiana on March 4, 2015, after records showed he had been previously deported from the United States to Honduras on June 12, 2003.

If convicted, MARQUEZ-CHACON faces a maximum term of imprisonment of two years, a maximum fine of $250,000, a maximum term of supervised release of one year, and a mandatory $100 special assessment.

U.S. Attorney Polite reiterated that an Indictment is merely a charge and that the guilt of the defendant must be proven beyond a reasonable doubt.

U.S. Attorney Polite praised the work of the Immigration & Customs Enforcement and the New Orleans Police Department in investigating this matter. Assistant U.S. Attorney Rick Veters is in charge of the prosecution.

Eulio Marquez-Chacon Indictment

Updated September 2, 2015