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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, March 7, 2019

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  VICTOR NAHUM PEREZ-COLINDRES, age 40, of Honduras, with illegal reentry of a deported alien. 

If convicted of illegal reentry of an aggravated felon (possession of a firearm and ammunition),  PEREZ-COLINDRES, previously deported and found in Nash County, would face maximum penalties of 20 years imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, and a term of supervised release following any term of imprisonment.

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

The case is being investigated by ICE’s Enforcement and Removal Operations.

Topic(s): 
Immigration
Updated March 7, 2019