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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Judge Sentences Twice-Deported Illegal Alien to Eight Months Incarceration

PITTSBURGH - An illegal alien found in Western Pennsylvania has been sentenced in federal court to eight months incarceration on his conviction of illegal re-entry after deportation, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today.

United States District Judge Nora Barry Fischer imposed the sentence on Pedro Omar Martinez-Alba, age 30, of Mexico.

According to the information presented to the court, Pedro Omar Martinez-Alba, an illegal alien, was formally removed from the United States by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement on January 23, 2014 and November 24, 2015. Pedro Omar Martinez-Alba was found to be illegally present in Westmoreland County on April 12, 2017.

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

The United States Attorney commended the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)/Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) for the investigation that lead to the successful prosecution of Pedro Omar Martinez-Alba.

Topic(s): 
Immigration
Updated March 20, 2018