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

Monday, June 18, 2018

Upper Darby Man Charged with Illegal Re-entry

PHILADELPHIA – U.S. Attorney William M. McSwain announced today that Romeo Lucas-Lopez, a/k/a “Romeo Lopez,” of Upper Darby, PA, was charged by indictment with illegal reentry after deportation.

 The indictment alleges that on or about May 17, 2018, Lucas-Lopez, 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 November 7, 2010 and November 15, 2010.  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 Laurie Magid.

An indictment, information or criminal complaint is an accusation.  A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.


Updated June 18, 2018