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Reading Man Charged With Illegal Reentry after Deportation

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

Luis Villa De Leon, of Reading, 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 December 14, 2016, Villa-De Leon, 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 October 10, 1999, July 26, 2000, and September 27, 2006.

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 Nancy Rue.

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


Updated June 8, 2017