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

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Illegal Alien to Serve Time for Possession of Firearm

Gulfport, Miss – Carlos Efrain Chavez-Alas, age 27, an illegal alien from El Salvador living in Gulfport, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Sul Ozerden to 13 months in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release for possession of a firearm by an illegal alien, U. S. Attorney Gregory K. Davis announced today. Chavez-Alas also faces deportation as a convicted felon.

This case was investigated by Homeland Security Investigations and prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Annette Williams.

Updated May 26, 2016