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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, August 15, 2014

Mexican National Sentenced To 51 Months For Illegal Reentry Subsequent To Conviction Of Aggravated Felony

Muskogee, Oklahoma - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, announced that MIGUEL ANGEL GUTIERREZ-CARRANZA, age 29, of Mexico, was sentenced to 51 months imprisonment, followed by 3 years of supervised release for Illegal Reentry of Previously Deported Alien Subsequent to Conviction for an Aggravated Felony, in violation of Title 8, United States Code, Sections 1326(a) and 1326(b).

The charges are a result from an investigation by the Department of Homeland Security – Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The defendant was indicted in September 2013 and pled guilty in October 2013.

The Indictment alleged that on or about August 28, 2013, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the Defendant, an alien, was found in the United States after having been deported and removed from the United States on or about December 3, 2011, at or near Del Rio, Texas, subsequent to a conviction for an aggravated felony in the District Court of Hughes County, Oklahoma.

The Honorable James H. Payne, District Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, presided over the hearing. The defendant will remain in the custody of the United States Marshal Service pending transportation to the designated federal facility at which he will serve his nonparolable sentence.

Assistant United States Attorney Chris Wilson represented the United States.

Updated March 12, 2015