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Inmate Sentenced For Rioting In A Federal Prison

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of Mississippi

Jackson, Miss – Humberto Cuellar, age 41, originally of Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, was sentenced on May 29, 2014, by Senior U.S. District Judge David Bramlette, III, to 110 months imprisonment, U.S. Attorney Gregory K. Davis announced today. Cuellar was previously convicted of rioting at the Adams County Correctional facility. The riot occurred on May 20, 2012. Cuellar was also ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $1,382,113.00.

This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. It was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Patrick Lemon.

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Updated January 7, 2015