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Illegal Alien Residing in Clinton, PA Charged with Unlawfully Re-entering U.S.

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

PITTSBURGH, PA – A citizen of Mexico residing in Clinton, PA has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on a charge of unlawful reentry after removal, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today.

The one-count Indictment named Luis Ramirez-Barron, 39, as the sole defendant.

According to the Indictment, Ramirez-Barron had been previously deported and removed from the United States and was found in the United States after unlawfully reentering.

The law provides for a maximum total sentence of two years in prison, a fine of $250,000 or both. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed would be based upon the seriousness of the offense and the prior criminal history, if any, of the defendant.

Assistant United States Attorney Douglas C. Maloney is prosecuting this case on behalf of the government.

The Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement conducted the investigation leading to the Indictment in this case.

An indictment is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

Updated June 27, 2019