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Man Sentenced To Prison For Illegal Re-Entry After Being Deported For An Aggravated Felony

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

Contact: Steve Young

A man who re-entered the United States following an aggravated felony conviction was sentenced on February 5, 2015, to 18 months’ in prison.

Cesar Toledo-Aguilar, age 33, from Mexico, received the prison term after a November 6, 2014, guilty plea to one count of illegal re-entry as an aggravated felon.

At the guilty plea, Toledo-Aguilar admitted he had re-entered the United States without permission after being removed from the country on May 5, 2001.  On October 14, 2015, Toledo-Aguilar was encountered by ICE agents after being arrested in Sioux County, Iowa, for supplying alcohol to an underage person.  Toledo-Aguilarhad been convicted of aggravated assault in the Superior Court of Cobb County, Georgia on July 29, 1999.   

Toledo-Aguilar was sentenced in Sioux City by United States District Court Judge Mark W. Bennett.  Toledo-Aguilar was sentenced to 18 months’ imprisonment. He must also serve a 1-year term of supervised release.  A special assessment of $100 was imposed.  There is no parole in the federal system.

The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Kevin C. Fletcher and investigated by HSI and the Enforcement and Removal Office of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Bureau.  

Court file information is available at https//  The case file number is 14-CR-4080.

Updated February 19, 2015