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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, October 25, 2013

Illegal Alien Sentenced To 108 Days In Prison

ALBANY, NEW YORK –HERBERTO BALDOMERO COBON-VASQUEZ, age 34, of Cobleskill, New York, was sentenced today to “time served” (108 days) for illegally reentering the United States after removal by United States District Judge Mae A. D’Agostino announced United States Attorney Richard S. Hartunian and Department of Homeland Security Director of Enforcement and Removal Operations Thomas Homan. COBON-VASQUEZ was remanded to the custody of the Department of Homeland Security for removal proceedings. Today’s sentencing followed COBON-VASQUEZ’s August 28, 2013, guilty plea.

COBON-VASQUEZ, a citizen of Guatemala, was deported to Guatemala on February 8, 2001. He unlawfully re-entered the United States and, on July 1, 2013, was found in Cobleskill, New York, after he was involved in a traffic accident and arrested for driving without a license.

This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Jeffrey C. Coffman.

Updated January 29, 2015