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

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Reading Man Charged With Illegal Reentry

Salvador Ortiz-Uresti, 41 of Reading, 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 November 13, 2015, Ortiz-Uresti, 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 April 26, 2001.

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

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

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

Updated September 29, 2016