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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, September 29, 2016

Dominican Republic Native Charged With Illegal Reentry

Ramon Emilio Alvarez-Monegro, a/k/a “Jose Diaz Contreras,” a/k/a “Pedro Antonio Tejeda-Garcia,” a/k/a “Antonio Tejada,” 49, of Philadelphia, PA, was charged today by Indictment with illegal reentry after deportation, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger.  The indictment alleges that on or about December 15, 2015, Alvarez-Monegro, an alien, and native and citizen of the Dominican Republic, was found in the United States after having been deported from the United States on or about November 15, 2000, January 12, 2005 and February 18, 2014.  If convicted the defendant faces a maximum sentence of twenty years in prison.

The case was investigated by Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Enforcement and Removal Operations (“ERO”), and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney M. Beth Leahy.

An Indictment, Information or Criminal Complaint is an accusation.  A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty

Topic(s): 
Immigration
Updated September 29, 2016