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Friday, March 13, 2015

Mexican Man Sentenced On Immigration Charges

A Mexican man pled guilty to Unlawful Re-Entry After Deportation and was sentenced to time served of 51 days on March 13, 2015, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, Stephen R. Wigginton, announced today. Rodolfo Garcia-Carrera, 28, a citizen of Mexico, was sentenced to time served, which was 51 days, and is being deported.

Rodolfo Garcia-Carrera is a citizen of Mexico, previously deported on September 10, 2013. Garcia-Carrera was arrested in the United States on December 23, 2014, by Collinsville Police Department. Homeland Security-Immigration and Customs searched records and interviewed Garcia-Carrera and determined that he was in the country illegal.

This case was investigated by the Collinsville Police Department and Homeland Security-Immigration and Customs. This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Deirdre A. Durborow.

Updated March 16, 2015