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

Friday, December 8, 2017

Alien Indicted on Illegal Reentry Charge

RALEIGH – Robert J. Higdon, Jr., United States Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina, announces that a federal grand jury in Raleigh has returned an indictment charging JOSE RAYMUNDO RODRIGUEZ-GONZALEZ, age 36, of Mexico, with Illegal Reentry of a Deported Alien.


RODRIGUEZ-GONZALEZ, found in Wake County, is alleged to have been previously deported subsequent to an aggravated felony conviction (sexual battery). Therefore, if convicted, he would face a maximum imprisonment term of 20 years, a $250,000 fine, and a term of supervised release following any term of imprisonment.


The charge and allegation contained in the indictment are merely accusations.  The defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law. 


ICE’s Enforcement and Removal Operations are investigating the case.

Updated December 8, 2017