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The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania says seven previously deported aliens were indicted separately on December 12, 2018, by a federal grand jury for illegal re-entry into the United States. 

According to United States Attorney David J. Freed, Efrain Zepeda-Pena, age 30, of Mexico, was previously deported from the United States to Mexico in March 2016. He is alleged to have illegally re-entered the United States sometime after March 2016, and was found in the United States in Adams County, Pennsylvania after eluding examination or inspection by immigration officers.

Under federal law, Zepeda-Pena faces a maximum penalty of ten years of imprisonment, a term of supervised release following imprisonment, and a fine. 

Edwin Noel Diaz-Gamez, age 25, of Honduras, was previously deported from the United States to Honduras in September 2012 and January 2013. He is alleged to have illegally re-entered the United States sometime after January 2013, and was found in the United States in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania after eluding examination or inspection by immigration officers.

Carlos Mata-Carrasco, age 42, of Mexico, was previously deported from the United States to Mexico in November 2009.  He is alleged to have illegally re-entered the United States sometime after November 2009, and was found in the United States in York County, Pennsylvania after eluding examination or inspection by immigration officers.

Jose Rios-Antonio, age 28, of Mexico, was previously deported from the United States to Mexico in February 2016.  He is alleged to have illegally re-entered the United States sometime after February 2016, and was found in the United States in Franklin County, Pennsylvania after eluding examination or inspection by immigration officers.

Eulises Ramirez-Vasquez, age 27, of Mexico, was previously deported from the United States to Mexico in April 2010.  He is alleged to have illegally re-entered the United States sometime after April 2010, and was found in the United States in York County, Pennsylvania after eluding examination or inspection by immigration officers.

Carlos Alfredo Lopez-Perez, age 26, of Mexico, was previously deported from the United States to Mexico in September 2015.  He is alleged to have illegally re-entered the United States sometime after September 2015, and was found in the United States in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania after eluding examination or inspection by immigration officers.

Jose Alexander Garcia, age 30, of El Salvador, was previously deported from the United States to El Salvador in June 2010.  He is alleged to have illegally re-entered the United States sometime after June 2010, and was found in the United States in York County, Pennsylvania after eluding examination or inspection by immigration officers.

Under federal law, Diaz-Gamez, Mata-Carrasco, Rios-Antonio, Ramirez-Vasquez, Lopez-Perez, and Garcia face a maximum penalty of two years of imprisonment, a term of supervised release following imprisonment, and a fine.