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Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Guatemalan Man Charged With Illegal Reentry After Deportation

Morel Geronimo Bail, a/k/a “Ivan Antonio Velasquez-Vasquez,” of Quarryville, PA, was charged today by Indictment with illegal reentry after deportation, announced Acting United States Attorney Louis D. Lappen. The indictment alleges that on or about December 14, 2016, Bail, an alien, and native and citizen of Guatemala, was found in the United States after having been deported from the United States on or about April 2, 2014.


If convicted the defendant faces a maximum possible sentence of ten years.


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


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


Updated January 12, 2017