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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, September 7, 2018

Alien Indicted on Illegal Reentry Charges

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 GUADALUPE BURGOS-SOTO, age 33, of Mexico, with illegal reentry.

If convicted of Illegal Reentry of a Deported Alien, BURGOS-SOTO, previously deported four times and found in Johnston County, would face maximum penalties of two 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 September 7, 2018