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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, June 28, 2018

Jamaican Man Sentenced for Illegal Re-entry into United States

ALBANY, NEW YORK – Christopher Kevin Solomon, a/k/a Kevin Murphy, age 41, and a citizen of Jamaica, was sentenced today to time served (5 months in jail) for illegal re-entry into the United States.

The announcement was made by United States Attorney Grant C. Jaquith and Robert N. Garcia, Acting Chief Patrol Agent, United States Border Patrol, Swanton Sector.

Solomon was removed from the United States to Jamaica on April 26, 2003.  On January 17, 2018, a Border Patrol Agent arrested him in Hogansburg, New York.  Solomon admitted that he returned to the United States without permission following the removal.   

Following the sentencing, Solomon was remanded to the custody of the Department of Homeland Security, for removal proceedings.

This case was investigated by Border Patrol and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Edward P. Grogan.

Topic(s): 
Immigration
Updated June 28, 2018