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Two Aliens Indicted on Illegal Reentry Charges and Illegal and Unlawful Alien in Possession of a Firearm

By Press release submission | Jan 10, 2020

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U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of North Carolina issued the following announcement on Jan. 9.

Robert J. Higdon, Jr., United States Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina announces that a federal grand jury in Raleigh has returned indictments charging CESAR ADRIAN AGUIRRE-SANCHEZ, age 39, of Mexico, and DAVID DIAZ-SORIANO, age 32, of Mexico with Illegal Reentry of a Deported Alien.

Additionally, the grand jury returned an indictment charging AGUIRRE-SANCHEZ, with Illegal and Unlawful Alien in Possession of a Firearm.

If convicted of illegal and unlawful alien in possession of a firearm or illegal reentry subsequent to a felony conviction (possession of a stolen vehicle), AGUIRRE-SANCHEZ, previously deported and found in Harnett County, would face maximum penalties of ten years’ imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, and a term of supervised release following any term of imprisonment.

If convicted of illegal reentry, DIAZ-SORIANO, previously deported twice and found in Robeson County, would face maximum penalties of two years’ imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, and a term of supervised release following any term of imprisonment.

The charges and allegations contained in the indictments are merely accusations.  The defendants are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law. 

ICE’s Enforcement and Removal Operations and Homeland Security Investigations are investigating the cases

Original source can be found here.

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