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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 – Omar Antonio Murillo-Bonilla, a citizen of Honduras, was sentenced to time served for an immigration violation, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Murillo-Bonilla, age 32, pled guilty to one count of “Reentry of Removed Aliens” earlier this month. Murillo-Bonilla admitted to reentering the country illegally after be removed twice before. The crime allegedly occurred in August 2019 in Jefferson County.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Jeffrey A. Finucane prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Department of Homeland Security Immigrations and Customs Enforcement and the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office investigated.

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

Updated September 24, 2019