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Mexican National Involved In Fatal Hit And Run Pleads Guilty To Illegal Reentry

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

Orlando, FL – Jesus Bolanos Rodriguez (26, Orlando) today pleaded guilty to illegal reentry after deportation. He faces a maximum penalty of two years in federal prison. A sentencing date has not yet been set.

According to court documents, in January 2015, Bolanos Rodriguez, a native and citizen of Mexico, was convicted of illegal entry into the United States and was deported. He returned to the United States at some point thereafter, and, on September 22, 2019, he was arrested by the Apopka Police Department for leaving the scene of a crash involving death and physical injury. Bolanos Rodriguez was subsequently released on bond and taken into federal custody, at which point he was charged with illegal reentry after deportation.

This case was investigated by Immigration and Customs Enforcement – Enforcement and Removal Operations. It is being prosecuted by Special Assistant United States Attorney Brandon Bayliss, on assignment from the Office of Principal Legal Advisor, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Updated November 15, 2019