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Lancaster Resident Charged With Illegal Reentry After Deportation

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

Hugo Morales-Utrera, a/k/a “Hugo Morales-Utrara,” a/k/a “Hugo Morales,” 43, of Lancaster, 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 May 11, 2015, Morales-Utrera, an alien, and native and citizen of Mexico, was found in the United States after having been deported from the United States on or September 24, 2004.

 

If convicted the defendant faces a maximum possible sentence of 20 years.

 

The case was investigated by Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Enforcement and Removal Operations (“ERO”), and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Albert S. Glenn.

 

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

Updated February 4, 2016

Topic
Immigration