Orlando, Florida (STL.News) – U.S. District Judge Paul G. Byron has sentenced Carlos Humberto Moreno-Hernandez (49, Honduras) to 41 months in federal prison for illegally re-entering the United States after previously being deported. Moreno-Hernandez had pleaded guilty on July 19, 2019.
According to evidence presented in court, on May 17, 2019, deputies from the Orange County Sheriff’s Office arrested Moreno-Hernandez on a state criminal charge of operating a motor vehicle without a valid license. Agents soon discovered that Moreno-Hernandez had previously been deported from the United States on six occasions. Moreno-Hernandez also had three prior felony illegal re-entry convictions, four prior drug-related convictions, and six prior DUI convictions.
This case was investigated by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Enforcement and Removal Operations (Orlando) and the Orange County Sheriff’s Office. It was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Chauncey A. Bratt.