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Dominican National Pleads Guilty to Illegal Reentry After Deportation

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

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

Radhames Esmereldo Guerrero-Mejia, 34, a Dominican national residing in Boston, pleaded guilty to one count of illegal reentry of a deported alien. U.S. Senior District Court Judge Mark L. Wolf scheduled sentencing for Dec. 4, 2018.

On Feb. 8, 2018, law enforcement officers encountered Guerrero-Mejia and determined him to be illegally present in the United States. The defendant was previously deported on Nov. 17, 2015.

Guerrero-Mejia 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 Rebecca Adducci, Interim Field Office Director, Boston, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Enforcement and Removal Operations, made the announcement today. Assistant U.S. Attorney Nicholas Soivilien of Lelling’s Major Crimes Unit is prosecuting the case.

Updated September 4, 2018