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Illegal Alien Sentenced in Federal Court

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

Columbia, South Carolina---- United States Attorney Beth Drake stated today that Ramon Orlando Alvarenga-Rodriguez  was sentenced, in federal court in Columbia, South Carolina, for Illegal Re-entry by a Previously Deported Alien, a violation of 8 U.S.C. § 1326.  United States District Judge J. Michelle Childs sentenced Alvarenga-Rodriguez to 4 months imprisonment and a $100.00 special assessment.

Evidence presented at the change of plea hearing established that Alvarenga-Rodriguez is a citizen of Honduras and had previously been deported three times before illegally re-entering the United States again. He was arrested by a Kershaw County Deputy Sheriff for unrelated charges and Immigration and Custom Enforcement-Enforcement Removal Operations was notified.

This case was investigated by Immigration and Custom Enforcement-Enforcement Removal Operations and the Kershaw County Sherriff’s Office. Assistant United States Attorney William E. Day, II of the Columbia office prosecuted the case.



Bill Day (803) 929-3000

Updated October 4, 2017