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Ohio Man Pleads Guilty and is Sentenced to Time Served for Failure to Present at a Border Crossing

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

Contact: Andrew McCormack
Assistant United States Attorney
Tel: (207) 945-0373

Bangor, Maine:  Acting United States Attorney Richard W. Murphy announced that Rocky Allen Resides, 27, of Xenia, Ohio, pleaded guilty and was sentenced today to time-served in U.S. District Court by Magistrate Judge John C. Nivison for unlawfully entering the United States without presenting himself at a border crossing point.  

According to court records, on April 2, 2017, U.S. Border Patrol agents encountered Resides walking on U.S. Route 1 in Calais, Maine near the Canadian border.  The investigation revealed that Resides illegally entered Canada in July 2016 and did not return to the United States on April 2, 2017 through a border crossing point.  

The investigation was conducted by the U.S. Border Patrol.

Updated April 5, 2017