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Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Friday, May 1, 2015

Guatemalan Native Charged With Illegal Reentry

Cesar Augusto Perez, a/k/a “Erick Alberto Perez,” 41, of Philadelphia, PA, was charged on April 30th by indictment with illegal reentry after deportation, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger.  The indictment alleges that on or about March 26, 2015, Perez, 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 July 9, 1999 and April 6, 2006.


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 Special Assistant United States Attorney Jordan Strauss.


An Indictment is an accusation.  A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

Updated February 4, 2016