Illegal Alien Pleads Guilty To Gun Possession
For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of Mississippi
Gulfport, Miss – Rodrigo Hernandez-Garcia, age 32, an illegal alien from Mexico who was living in Bay St. Louis, pled guilty on July 26, 2017, before Chief District Judge Louis Guirola, Jr., to possession of a firearm by an illegal alien, announced Acting U. S. Attorney Harold Brittain.
Hernandez-Garcia will be sentenced on October 24, 2017 and faces a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. He also faces deportation as a convicted felon.
The case was investigated by Homeland Security Investigations and prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Annette Williams.
Updated July 27, 2017