Five Aliens Indicted on Illegal Reentry Charges
For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of North Carolina
RALEIGH – John Stuart Bruce, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina, announces that a federal grand jury in Raleigh has returned indictments charging FRANCISCO ACUAPA-MADRIGAL, age 30, of Mexico, ALEJANDRO GALVAN-GABRIEL, age 42, of Mexico, JOSE MANUEL MARTINEZ-ORTEGA, age 37, of Mexico, JORGE SALVADOR-MORALES, age 35, of Mexico, JOSE VELASQUEZ-JUAREZ, age 19, of Mexico, with Illegal Reentry of a Deported Alien.
If convicted of Illegal Reentry of a Deported Alien, ACUAPA-MADRIGAL, GALVAN-GABRIEL, MARTINEZ-ORTEGA, ROBLERO-VASQUEZ, would face maximum penalties of two years’ imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, and a term of supervised release following any term of imprisonment.
SALVADOR-MORALES is alleged to have been previously deported subsequent to a felony conviction (trafficking marijuana). Therefore, if convicted, he faces a maximum imprisonment term of 10 years, a $250,000 fine, and a term of supervised release following any term of imprisonment.
The charges and allegations contained in the indictments are merely accusations. The defendants are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.
The cases are being investigated by the Department of Homeland Security and the United States Department of State.
Updated May 22, 2017