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Press Release

Honduran National Sentenced for Illegal Reentry

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Massachusetts
Defendant previously deported four times

BOSTON – A Honduran national charged with a federal immigration crime pleaded guilty and was sentenced today in federal court in Boston.

Yener Jacobo Sabillon-Thompson, 32, pleaded guilty to one count of unlawful reentry of a deported alien. U.S. District Court Judge Denise J. Casper sentenced Sabillon-Thompson to time served (approximately seven months) and one year of supervised release. Sabillon-Thompson will be subject to deportation proceedings.

In September 2017, Sabillon-Thompson was encountered by law enforcement officers in Boston and determined to be illegally present in the United States.  Sabillon-Thompson was previously deported four times.

Acting United States Attorney William D. Weinreb and Michael Shea, Acting Special Agent in Charge of Homeland Security Investigations in Boston, made the announcement. Assistant U.S. Attorney David G. Tobin of Weinreb’s Major Crimes Unit prosecuted the case.

Updated November 3, 2017