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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Three 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 YOSIMAR GONZALEZ-LEAL, age 23, of Mexico, FERNANDO REBOLLAR-ECHEVERRIA, age 35, of Mexico, and ROBERTO HERNANDEZ-ALDAMA, age 38, of Mexico, with Illegal Reentry of a Deported Alien.

If convicted of Illegal Reentry of a Deported Alien, REBOLLAR-ECHEVERRIA, found in Wake County after having been previously deported three times, faces a maximum imprisonment term of two years, a $250,000 fine, and a term of supervised release following any term of imprisonment. 

GONZALEZ-LEAL, found in Wake County after having been previously deported and convicted of felonious possession of marijuana, and HERNANDEZ-ALDAMA, found in Sampson County after having been previously deported eleven times and convicted of illegal reentry, would each face a maximum imprisonment term of ten 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 Immigration and Custom Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations.

Topic(s): 
Immigration
Updated July 25, 2018