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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, November 6, 2014

West Grove Resident Charged With Illegal Reentry

Francisco Javier Rodriguez-Ortiz, a/k/a “Francisco Rodriguez,” a/k/a “Roberto Rodriguez,” a/k/a “Roberto Zavala-Ortiz,” 30, of West Grove, 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 September 7, 2014, Rodriguez-Ortiz, 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 January 9, 2008.

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

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

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

Click here to view the indictment.

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Updated December 15, 2014