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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of New York

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Illegal Alien From The Domincan Republic Sentenced

Defendant Who Illegally Re-Entered the United States Sentenced to Ten Months Imprisonment

ALBANY, NEW YORK—HERMIS ANTONIO ADAMES, age 35, a citizen of the Dominican Republic, was sentenced today to ten months of imprisonment for illegally reentering the United States after removal by Chief United States District Court Judge Gary L. Sharpe, announced United States Attorney Richard S. Hartunian and Michael T. Phillips, Field Office Director, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Enforcement and Removal Operations. Following ADAMES’ sentence he will be remanded to the Department of Homeland Security for removal proceedings. Today’s sentencing followed ADAMES’ July 9, 2013, guilty plea.

ADAMES, a citizen of the Dominican Republic, was involuntarily removed from the United States to the Dominican Republic on May 6, 2009. On April 3, 2013, ADAMES, who did not have permission to re-enter the United States, was encountered by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers in Albany, New York.

This case was investigated by the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Enforcement and Removal Operations, Albany, New York.

Updated January 29, 2015