Guatemalan Man Sentenced for Destruction of Government Property
United States Attorney Joe Kelly announced that Alfonso Us-Juarez, age 23, of Guatemala, was sentenced in federal court today in Omaha for destroying property of the United States. Senior United States District Court Judge Laurie Smith Camp sentenced Us-Juarez to 3 months’ imprisonment. There is no parole in the federal prison system. After his release from prison, Us-Juarez will begin a 6-month term of supervised release. Additionally, Us-Juarez was order to pay restitution in the amount of $2,015.20.
Us-Juarez was issued an Order of Removal in El Paso, Texas, in August of 2017. He was released on humanitarian grounds, given a hearing to consider his claim and given an electronic bracelet to track his whereabouts. On January 4, 2019, Us-Juarez failed to appear for his immigration hearing in Omaha, Nebraska. Immigration agents went to the location of the most recent geo-location from the electronic monitoring device. Us-Juarez was found at that location and arrested. Agents further discovered the electronic device had been cut from Us-Juarez’s ankle and destroyed. As part of his plea agreement and a condition of his supervised release, Us-Juarez has agreed to removal by Immigration Officials.
This case was investigated by Immigration and Customs Enforcement.