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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Four Aliens 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 indictments charging BRIAN BONILLA-RODRIGUEZ, age 21, of Honduras, VICTOR CAMACHO-LOPEZ, age 29, of Mexico, CARLOS HUMBERTO MIRANDA-ESCOBAR, age 36, of El Salvador, and GERARDO QUINTANAR-DE LA CRUZ, age 51, of Mexico, with Illegal Reentry of a Deported Alien.

 

If convicted of Illegal Reentry of a Deported Alien, BONILLA-RODRIGUEZ, found in Sampson County, CAMACHO-LOPEZ, found in Wake County, would face maximum penalties of two years’ imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, and a term of supervised release following any term of imprisonment.

 

MIRANDA-ESCOBAR, found in Wake County, is alleged to have been previously deported subsequent to a felony conviction (illegal reentry of a removed alien). Therefore, if convicted, he would face a maximum imprisonment term of 10 years, a $250,000 fine, and a term of supervised release following any term of imprisonment.

 

QUINTANAR-DE LA CRUZ, found in Wake County, is alleged to have been previously deported subsequent to an aggravated felony conviction (sale of cocaine). 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 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 ICE’s Enforcement and Removal Operations.

Topic(s): 
Immigration
Updated November 21, 2017