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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, January 15, 2015

Mexican national sentenced to two years for illegal reentry

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Mexican national Rogelio Portillo Vasquez, 38, was sentenced to 24 months in prison today for illegal reentry into the country, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced today.

Portillo Vasquez was previously deported to Mexico in May 2012. In September 2014, authorities discovered that he was in Jefferson County, West Virginia without permission. He pled guilty in December 2014 one count of “Re-entry by a Removed Alien.”

Assistant U.S. Attorney Paul Camilletti prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement investigated.

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

Topic(s): 
Immigration
Updated February 4, 2016