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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Western District of New York

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Jamaican National Sentenced For Illegal Re-Entry And Identity Theft

CONTACT:       Barbara Burns  
PHONE:         (716) 843-5817
FAX:            (716) 551-3051

ROCHESTER, N.Y.--U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul, Jr. announced today that Carl Spencer, a/k/a Carl Spence, a/k/a Barrington Antonio Stewart, a/k/a Clyde Crenshaw, 51, of Kingston, Jamaica national, who was convicted by a federal jury of illegal re-entry and aggravated identity theft, was sentenced to 66 months in prison by U.S. District Judge David G. Larimer.

     Assistant U.S. Attorney John J. Field, who handled the case, stated that Spencer was previously deported and removed in 2006 after being prosecuted and convicted of drug crimes. On November 9, 2012, the defendant was found by agents with Immigration and Customs Enforcement. When stopped by agents, Spencer presented a fake Georgia driver’s license in the name of Clyde Crenshaw, a United States citizen and resident of the NYC area.  

     The verdict is the culmination of an investigation on the part of Special Agents of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Homeland Security Investigations, under the direction of Special Agent in Charge James C. Spero.

Updated January 21, 2015