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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, August 3, 2018

Salvadoran National Sentenced for Illegal Reentry After Deportation

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

Wilfredo Carmona-Ponce, 38, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Denise J. Casper to 15 months in prison and two years of supervised release. Carmona-Ponce will be subject to deportation proceedings upon completion of his sentence.  

On March 23, 2016, law enforcement officers in Stoneham encountered Carmona-Ponce and determined him to be illegally present in the United States. Carmona-Ponce was previously deported on March 19, 2014.

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 Patrick Callahan of Lelling’s Criminal Division prosecute the case.

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Updated August 3, 2018