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Man from Mexico sentenced to 6 months in prison for reentering the U.S. illegally for the second time

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Western District of Louisiana

LAFAYETTE, La. Acting U.S. Attorney Alexander C. Van Hook announced that a citizen of Mexico was sentenced Monday to six months in prison for re-entering the United States illegally.


Juan De Dios Trejos-Sanchez, 37, of Mexico, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Donald E. Walter on one count of illegal re-entry of a removed alien. According to the January 12, 2017 guilty plea, Trejos-Sanchez was arrested in Calcasieu Parish on October 6, 2016, on domestic battery charges and was then turned over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Trejos-Sanchez was previously removed from the United States in January of 2012 near Brownsville, Texas.


United States Immigrations and Customs Enforcement conducted the investigation. Assistant U.S. Attorney Kelly P. Uebinger prosecuted the case.

Updated March 29, 2017