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Removed Mexican National Charged with Illegally Re-entering the U.S.

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

PITTSBURGH - One Mexican national has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on a charge of Reentering the United States, United States Attorney Cindy K. Chung announced today.

The one-count Indictment named Isaias Garcia-Hernandez, age 39, as the sole defendant.

According to the Indictment, on September 19, 2021, Mr. Garcia-Hernandez was found in the Allegheny County Jail after he was arrested by the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police. Mr. Garcia-Hernandez has been removed from this country on at least one previous occasion.

The law provides for a maximum total sentence of not more than three years in prison, a fine, or a combination thereof. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed would be based upon the seriousness of the offenses and the prior criminal history, if any, of the defendant.

Assistant United States Attorney Brian W. Castello is prosecuting this case on behalf of the government.

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 December 18, 2021