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Press Release

Federal Grand Jury Indictments

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of South Carolina

United States Attorney Beth Drake stated today that on October 24, 2017, a Federal Grand Jury in Florence, South Carolina, returned an Indictment against the following:
 
Horry County Man Indicted for Illegal Reentry into the United States After Deportation.   Miguel Pedroza-Naquid, age 27, of Horry County, South Carolina, was charged in a single-count indictment with illegal reentry into the United States after deportation, a violation of Title 8, United States Code, Section 1326(a).  The maximum penalty Pedroza-Naquid faces is a maximum penalty of two years imprisonment and a fine of $250,000.00.  The case was investigated by the ICE-Enforcement Removal Operations.  The case is assigned to Assistant United States Attorney A. Bradley Parham of the Florence office for prosecution.

Florence Man Indicted for Illegal Reentry into the United States After Deportation.   Agustin Rincon-Hipolito, age 33, of Florence, South Carolina, was charged in a single-count indictment with illegal reentry into the United States after deportation, a violation of Title 8, United States Code, Section 1326(a).  The maximum penalty Rincon-Hipolito faces is a  maximum penalty of two years imprisonment and a fine of $250,000.00.  The case was investigated by the ICE-Enforcement Removal Operations.  The case is assigned to Assistant United States Attorney A. Bradley Parham of the Florence office for prosecution.

Conway Man Indicted for Hobbs Act Armed Robbery, Felon in Possession of a Firearm, and Possession of a Firearm in Furtherance of a Crime of Violence.  Dajon Saleem Gamble, age 26, of Conway, South Carolina, was charged in a three-count indictment with Hobbs Act Armed Robbery, a violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1951(a); felon in possession of a firearm, a violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 922(g)(1); and,  possession of a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence, a violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 924(c)(1)(A).  Gamble faces a mandatory minimum, consecutive penalty of seven years imprisonment and a maximum of life.  The case was investigated by agents of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, ATF Horry County Task Force, and Myrtle Beach Police.  The case is assigned to Assistant United States Attorney Alfred W. Bethea, Jr., of the Florence office for prosecution.
 
The United States Attorney stated that all charges in these Indictments are merely accusations and that the defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

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Contact

Lance Crick (864) 282-2105

Updated October 24, 2017

Topics
Firearms Offenses
Immigration