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U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Massachusetts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Mexican National Sentenced for Illegal Reentry After Deportation

BOSTON - A Mexican national was sentenced today in federal court in Boston for illegally reentering the United States after being deported.  

Erasmo Aguirre Gomez, 28, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge George A. O’Toole Jr. to time-served and one year of supervised release. Gomez will be subject to deportation proceedings. On May 15, 2018, Aguirre Gomez pleaded guilty to one count of illegal reentry of a deported alien.

On Jan. 11, 2017, law enforcement in Boston encountered Aguirre Gomez and determined him to be illegally present in the United States. Aguirre Gomez had previously been deported to Mexico on Dec. 20, 2010.

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. Attorneys Kenneth G. Shine and Suzanne Sullivan Jacobus of Lelling’s Major Crimes Unit prosecuted the case.

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Updated May 22, 2018