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Press Release

Alien Indicted on Illegal Reentry Charges and Illegal and Unlawful Alien in Possession of a Firearm

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of North Carolina

GREENVILLE, N.C. – A federal grand jury returned an indictment today charging Erik Daniel Gonzalez-Ramirez, age 30, of Mexico, with illegal reentry and alien in possession of a firearm. 

Therefore, if convicted, Gonzalez-Ramirez, previously deported three times and found in Brunswick County, would face a maximum imprisonment term of twelve years, a $250,000 fine, and a term of supervised release following any term of imprisonment.

Robert J. Higdon, Jr., U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina made the announcement. ICE’s Enforcement and Removal Operations and Homeland Security Investigations are investigating the case.

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An indictment is merely an accusation. The defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.

Updated June 11, 2020