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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, May 5, 2016

Montgomery County Resident Charged With Illegal Reentry

Melkin Andeldo Estrada-Hernandez, a/k/a “Melkin Aneldo Estrada,” 30, of Oreland, 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 March 28, 2016, Estrada-Hernandez, 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 June 28, 2012.

If convicted the defendant faces a statutory maximum sentence of 20 years in prison, a possible fine, a period of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

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

 

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

Topic(s): 
Immigration
Updated May 5, 2016