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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of New Hampshire

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, August 25, 2016

Guatemalan Man Sentenced For Illegal Reentry After Deportation

            CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – United States Attorney Emily Gray Rice announced today that Mario Enrique Lopez, of Guatemala, was sentenced today after pleading guilty to illegally reentering the United States after having been previously deported.

            Lopez was identified during a traffic stop in Greenland, New Hampshire on June 14, 2016.  A Deportation Officer later determined that he was citizen of Guatemala who previously had been deported from the United States.  Lopez, who was arrested on July 7, 2016, and has been in custody since that time, was sentenced to time served.  He faces likely deportation.

            The case was investigated by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Alfred Rubega. 

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Immigration
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Updated August 25, 2016