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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, June 14, 2018

Illegal Alien with 3 DUI Convictions Sentenced to 10 Months in Prison for Illegally Re-Entering United States

PITTSBURGH, PA - An illegal alien found in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced to 10 months incarceration and two years supervised release on his conviction of Illegal Re-Entry After Deportation, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today.

United States District Judge Cathy Bissoon imposed the sentence on Cesar Garcia Alvarez-Paz, a/k/a Cesar Yohan Alvarez-Paz, Cesar Alvarez, Cesar Alvarez-Paz, age 29, of Guatemala.

According to the information presented to the court, Cesar Garcia Alvarez-Paz, an illegal alien, was formally removed from the United States by United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement on October 7, 2015. Cesar Garcia Alvarez-Paz was found to be illegally present in Coraopolis, Pennsylvania, on October 10, 2017.

The court noted that his three drunk driving convictions supported the imposition of the 10-month sentence of incarceration.

Assistant United States Attorney Paul E. Hull prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

The United States Attorney commended the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement for the investigation leading to a successful prosecution of Cesar Garcia Alvarez-Paz.

Topic(s): 
Immigration
Updated June 15, 2018