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Illegal alien sentenced for reentry charge

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

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Eduardo Hernandez Sanchez, a citizen of Mexico, was sentenced today to 87 months incarceration for illegal reentry, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Sanchez, also known as Jorge Andrade-Sanchez, age 42 pled guilty to one count of “Reentry of a Removed Alien” in October 2018. Sanchez, having previously been removed twice, and previously convicted of drug distribution in Pennsylvania in 2016, admitted to being in Berkeley County illegally in February 2018.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Lara Omps-Botteicher prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Department of Homeland Security Immigration and Customs Enforcement investigated. 

Chief U.S. District Judge Gina M. Groh presided.

Updated February 27, 2019