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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of West Virginia

Friday, February 2, 2018

El Salvador National admits to illegal re-entry

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Adonai Wilfredo Parada, of El Salvador, has admitted to an illegal re-entry charge, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Parada, age 39, pled guilty to one count of “Reentry of Removed Alien.” Parada is in the United States illegally after being removed as an alien in 2015. Parada was found in Ranson, West Virginia on December 7, 2017.

Parada faces up to two years incarceration and a fine of up to $250,000. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed will be based upon the seriousness of the offenses and the prior criminal history, if any, of the defendant. 

Assistant U.S. Attorney Lara K. Omps-Botteicher is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government. The Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement investigated. 
U.S. Magistrate Judge Robert W. Trumble presided.

Updated March 12, 2018