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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, May 24, 2018

Dominican National Pleads Guilty to Illegal Reentry After Deportation

BOSTON - A Dominican national pleaded guilty today in federal court in Boston to illegally reentering the United States after being deported.  

Juan Confesor Lara Carmona, 29, pleaded guilty to one count of illegal reentry of a deported alien. U.S. District Court Judge Nathaniel M. Gorton scheduled sentencing for Sept. 6, 2018.

On Oct. 20, 2017, law enforcement in Lawrence encountered Lara Carmona and determined him to be illegally present in the United States. Lara Carmona was previously deported on Jan. 19, 2016.

Lara Carmona faces a sentence of no greater than two years in prison and one year of supervised release, and will be subject to deportation proceedings upon completion of his sentence.

United States Attorney Andrew E. Lelling and Thomas P. Brophy, Acting Field Office Director, Boston, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Enforcement and Removal Operations, made the announcement today. Assistant U.S. Attorney Kenneth G. Shine of Lelling’s Major Crimes Unit is prosecuting the case.

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Updated May 24, 2018