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Removed Alien Charged with Illegally Re-Entering the U.S.

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

PITTSBURGH – A citizen of Mexico residing in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on an illegal re-entry charge, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today.

The one-count Indictment named Alberto Jimenez-Sanchez, 43, as the sole defendant.

According to the Indictment, on or about February 4, 2021, Jimenez-Sanchez knowingly re-entered the United States unlawfully and without the consent or permission of the Attorney General of the United States or the Secretary of Homeland Security.

The law provides for a maximum total sentence of 24 months 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 Benjamin J. Risacher is prosecuting this case on behalf of the government.

The U.S. 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 February 24, 2021