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

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

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 LESTER ALEXANDER FLORES-PAZ, age 34, of Guatemala, VICENTE GONZALEZ-PITEROS, age 32, of Mexico, and ALDO NOE RAMOS-ANDINO, age 32, of Honduras, with Illegal Reentry of a Deported Alien.

If convicted of illegal reentry of a deported alien, FLORES-PAZ, previously deported two times and found in Harnett County, GONZALEZ-PITEROS, previously deported and found in Gates County, and RAMOS-ANDINO, previously deported and found in Sampson County, would each 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 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 and Homeland Security Investigations.

Updated April 17, 2019