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Guatemalan National Charged With Illegal Re-entry After Deportation

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Domingo Ajanel-Box, a/k/a “Diego Hernandez-Perez,” of Guatemala, 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 May 25, 2017, Ajanel-Box, 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 12, 2000, June 9, 2000, March 14, 2002, September 16, 2004, August 27, 2005, and December 28, 2011.


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 Denise S. Wolf.


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


Updated November 9, 2017