Virginia News: NORFOLK, Seven Illegal Aliens Charged for Reentering U.S. After Removal

NORFOLK, Va. – A federal grand jury returned indictments late yesterday charging seven illegal aliens with re-entering the United States after having previously been deported.

Name, Age Citizenship Charges Max Penalty
Juan Sanchez-Pahua, 30 Mexico Illegal Reentry following removal 2 years
Israel Balcazar-Martinez, 34 Mexico

 

Illegal Reentry following removal 2 years
Wilson Angel Jacobo-Tay, 24 Guatemala Illegal Reentry following removal 2 years
Daniel De La Paz-Mata, 28 Mexico Illegal Reentry following removal 2 years
Gerardo Toribio-Rodriguez,46 Mexico Illegal Reentry following removal 2 years
Jorge Sormiento-Rodriguez,45 Honduras Illegal Reentry following removal 2 years
Roberto Carlos Aju Aju, 28 Guatemala

 

Illegal Reentry following removal 2 years

Actual sentences for federal crimes are typically less than the maximum penalties. A federal district court judge will determine any sentence after taking into account the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines and other statutory factors.

G. Zachary Terwilliger, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, and Russell Hott, Field Office Director for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) Washington, D.C., made the announcement. Assistant U.S. Attorneys Kevin M. Comstock, V. Kathleen Dougherty, William D. Muhr, John F. Butler, Elizabeth M. Yusi, and Randy C. Stoker are prosecuting these cases.

A copy of this press release is located on the website of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia. Related court documents and information is located on the website of the District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia or on PACER by searching for Case Nos. 2:18-cr-186, 2:18-cr-187, 2:18-cr-188, 2:18-cr-190, 2:18-cr-192, 2:18-mj-536, and 2:18-mj-537.

An indictment contains allegations that a defendant has committed a crime. Every defendant is presumed to be innocent until and unless proven guilty in court.


SOURCE: news provided by JUSTICE.GOV on Thursday, December 20, 2018.