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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Southern District of Mississippi

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Convicted Felon Sentenced For Illegal Re-entry After Deportation

Gulfport, Miss. – Juan Carlos Rocha-Aguilar, 33, a citizen of Mexico, was sentenced today by U. S. District Judge Sul Ozerden to serve 19 months in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release for illegal re-entry of a deported alien after being convicted of a felony, U.S. Attorney Gregory K. Davis announced.

In February, 2013, Juan Carlos Rocha-Aguilar a/k/a Juan C. Rocha a/k/a Juan Carlos Rocha a/k/a Juan Rocha, was identified by ICE agents as a previously removed alien, having been deported from the United States on Sept. 3, 2005, and on May 31, 2002, with prior felony convictions.

This case was investigated by agents from Homeland Security Investigations and prosecuted by Assistant U. S. Attorney Andrea Jones.


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