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Thursday, April 12, 2018

Dominican National Charged with Illegal Reentry After Deportation

BOSTON - A Dominican national was charged today in federal court in Boston with illegally reentering the United States after being deported.  

Yerinaldo Arias Guzman, 31, was indicted on one count of illegal reentry of a deported alien.

According to court documents, Guzman was previously deported on June 20, 2017. Law enforcement officers discovered Guzman on March 16, 2018, and determined him to be illegally present in the United States.

Guzman faces a sentence of no greater than 20 years in prison, three years of supervised release, a fine of $250,000, and will be subject to deportation upon completion of his sentence.  Sentences are imposed by a federal district court judge based upon the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines and other statutory factors.

United States Attorney Andrew E. Lelling and Michael Shea, Acting Special Agent in Charge of Homeland Security Investigations in Boston, made the announcement today. Assistant U.S. Attorney Suzanne Sullivan Jacobus of Lelling’s Major Crimes Unit is prosecuting the case.

The details contained in the charging documents are allegations. The defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

Updated April 12, 2018