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Mexican Citizen Removed Four Times from U.S. is Sentenced for Illegally Re-entering Again

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

PITTSBURGH - An illegal alien found in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty and has been sentenced in federal court to time served on his conviction of Illegal Re-Entry After Deportation, Acting United States Attorney Soo C. Song announced today.

United States District Judge Cathy Bissoon imposed the sentence on Enrique Carmona-Bernardo, age 37, of Mexico.

According to the information presented to the court, Enrique Carmona-Bernardo, an illegal alien, was formally removed from the United States by United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement on November 5, 2009, December 7, 2012, January 17, 2013 and March 3, 2013. Enrique Carmona-Bernardo was found to be illegally present in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on March 17, 2017, when he was arrested by City of Pittsburgh Police for driving under the influence under the name Enrique Cardona.

Assistant United States Attorney Gregory C. Melucci prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

Acting United States Attorney Soo C. Song commended the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)/Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the University of Pittsburgh Police Department for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Enrique Carmona-Bernardo.

Updated May 18, 2017