By: Don Shaw email: don.shaw@pennsylvaniachronicle.com (570) 543-2961

US Attorney: Ten Previously Deported Aliens Criminally Charged With Illegal Reentry

US Attorney: Ten Previously Deported Aliens Criminally Charged With Illegal Reentry

Harrisburg, PA

The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that ten previously deported aliens were indicted separately on October 2, 2019, by a federal grand jury for illegal reentry into the United States. These matters arose in counties throughout the District including Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Lackawanna, Lebanon, Luzerne, and Northumberland Counties.

According to United States Attorney David J. Freed, Jaime Vazquez-Hernandez, age 38, of Mexico, was previously deported from the United States to Mexico in June 2015.  He is alleged to have illegally reentered the United States sometime after June 2015, and was found in the United States in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania after eluding examination or inspection by immigration officers.

Carlos Mejia-Ruiz, age 30, of Honduras, was previously deported from the United States to Honduras in July 2009.  He is alleged to have illegally reentered the United States sometime after July 2009, and was found in the United States in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania after eluding examination or inspection by immigration officers.

Yadoris Arismendy Martinez-Sanchez, age 39, of Dominican Republic, was previously deported from the United States to Dominican Republic in April 2014.  He is alleged to have illegally reentered the United States sometime after April 2014, and was found in the United States in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania after eluding examination or inspection by immigration officers.

Mario Domingo-Pablo, age 28, of Guatemala, was previously deported from the United States to Guatemala in November 2012.  He is alleged to have illegally reentered the United States sometime after November 2012, and was found in the United States in Franklin County, Pennsylvania after eluding examination or inspection by immigration officers.

Ivan Gonzalez-Vasquez, age 31, of Mexico, was previously deported from the United States to Mexico in June 2009.  He is alleged to have illegally reentered the United States sometime after June 2009, and was found in the United States in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania after eluding examination or inspection by immigration officers.

Cesar Rodriguez-Arevalo was previously deported from the United States to El Salvador in November 2008.  He is alleged to have illegally reentered the United States sometime after November 2008, and was found in the United States in Franklin County, Pennsylvania after eluding examination or inspection by immigration officers.

Cristian Domingo Rodriguez-Mejia, age 33, of Honduras, was previously deported from the United States to Honduras in July 2008.  He is alleged to have illegally reentered the United States sometime after July 2008, and was found in the United States in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania after eluding examination or inspection by immigration officers.

Isael Armando Morales-Mendez, age 32, of Guatemala, was previously deported from the United States to Guatemala in October 2015.  He is alleged to have illegally reentered the United States sometime after October 2015, and was found in the United States in Franklin County, Pennsylvania after eluding examination or inspection by immigration officers.

Gustavo Mejia, age 41, of Honduras, was previously deported from the United States to Honduras in September 2013.  He is alleged to have illegally reentered the United States sometime after September 2013, and was found in the United States in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania after eluding examination or inspection by immigration officers.

Alejandro Flores-Torres, age 48, of Mexico, was previously deported from the United States to Mexico in January 2005.  He is alleged to have illegally reentered the United States sometime after January 2005, and was found in the United States in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania after eluding examination or inspection by immigration officers.

Flores-Torres faces a maximum penalty of 10 years of imprisonment, a term of supervised release following imprisonment, and a fine.  

Vazquez-Hernandez, Mejia-Ruiz, Martinez-Sanchez, Domingo-Pablo, Gonzales-Vasquez,  Rodriguez-Mejia, Morales-Mendez, Mejia, Rodriguez-Arevalo face a maximum penalty of two years of imprisonment, a term of supervised release following imprisonment, and a fine.  

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Don Shaw

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