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Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Philadelphia Man Charged With Illegal Reentry After Deportation

Nicolas Herrera, 55, of Philadelphia, 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 19, 2016, Herrera, an alien, and native and citizen of the Dominican Republic, was found in the United States after having been deported from the United States on or about July 7, 2004 and July 22, 2009.

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

The case was investigated by the Department of Homeland Security, Homeland Security Investigations, and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Anita Eve.


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

Updated June 16, 2016