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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, September 29, 2016

Philadelphia Man Charged With Illegal Reentry After Deportation

Gerson Joel Rivera-Suchite, a/k/a “Jerson Suchite,” 22, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was charged today by Indictment with illegal reentry after deportation, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger.  The indictment alleges that on or about April 5, 2016, Rivera-Suchite, 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 5, 2012.

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

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

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

Topic(s): 
Immigration
Updated September 29, 2016