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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, March 19, 2018

Illegal Alien Sentenced to Almost 7 Years in Prison for Possession of Child Pornography

 

Gulfport, Miss. – Gustavo Millan-Arizmendi, 29, an illegal alien from Mexico, was sentenced today by US. District Judge Sul Ozerden to 82 months in federal prison, followed by 15 years of supervised release, for possession of child pornography, announced U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst and Thomas M. Annello, Acting Special Agent in Charge of U. S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations in New Orleans.

On May 29, 2017, when stopped while driving on Interstate 10 in Harrison County by a Border Patrol Agent, Millan-Arizmendi knowingly possessed on his cellular telephone visual depictions of minors engaging in sexually explicit conduct, to include visual depictions of a minor who had not attained 12 years of age.

This case was investigated by U. S. Customs and Border Protection and Homeland Security Investigations, and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Andrea Jones.

Updated March 19, 2018