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Native of Mexico Charged with Illegal Reentry After Deportation

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

Abel Montero-Mendoza, 32, of Oxford, 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 November 3, 2014, Montero-Mendoza, an alien, and native and citizen of Mexico, was found in the United States after having been deported from the United States on or about September 17, 2005 and June 15, 2010.


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


The case was investigated by the Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Bea Witzleben.


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

Updated September 28, 2017