Five Aliens Indicted on Illegal Reentry Charges, False Representation of a Social Security Account Number, False Claim to U.S. Citizenship, Use of Identification Document Not Lawfully Issued, Aggravated Identity Theft, and Assault on a Federal Officer | USAO-EDNC

RALEIGH, N.C. – A federal grand jury returned indictments today charging Samuel Quirino-Carchure, age 42, of Mexico, Homero Garcia-Reynoso, age 31, of Mexico, and Jose Luis Lopez-Valdez, age 27, of Mexico, with illegal reentry charges.

Additionally, the grand jury returned a superseding indictment charging Estuardo Ariel Tajiboy-Velasquez, age 30, of Guatemala, with illegal reentry of an alien subsequent to a felony conviction, false representation of a social security number, use of an identification document not lawfully issued, false claim to U.S. citizenship, and aggravated identity theft.

The grand jury also returned a superseding indictment charging Arturo Villareal-Mendoza, age 39, of Mexico, with illegal reentry, false representation of a social security number, use of an identification document not lawfully issued, aggravated identity theft, and assault on a federal officer.

If convicted, Quirino-Carchure, previously deported twice and found in Brunswick County, would face a maximum imprisonment term of not more than two years, a $250,000 fine, and a term of supervised release following any term of imprisonment.

Garcia-Reynoso, previously deported and found in Wake County, is alleged to have been previously removed subsequent to a felony conviction (attempted trafficking in cocaine).  Therefore, if convicted, he would face a maximum imprisonment term of not more than 20 years, a $250,000 fine, and a term of supervised release following any term of imprisonment.

Lopez-Valdez, previously deported and found in Wake County, is alleged to have been previously removed subsequent to a felony conviction (1st degree burglary).  Therefore, if convicted, he would face a maximum imprisonment term of not more than 20 years, a $250,000 fine, and a term of supervised release following any term of imprisonment.

If convicted of illegal reentry of an alien subsequent to a felony conviction, false representation of a social security number, use of an identification document not lawfully issued, false claim to U.S. citizenship, and aggravated identity theft, Tajiboy-Velasquez, previously deported 4 times and found in Wake County, would face maximum penalties of 25 years imprisonment, a $250,000 fine per count, and a term of supervised release following any term of imprisonment.

Villareal-Mendoza, previously deported and found in Wake County, were charged with illegal reentry, false representation of a social security number, use of an identification document not lawfully issued, aggravated identity theft, and assault on a federal officer, would face maximum penalties of 22 years imprisonment, a $250,000 fine per count, and a term of supervised release following any term of imprisonment.

Robert J. Higdon, Jr., U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina made the announcement. ICE’s Enforcement and Removal Operations and Homeland Security Investigations are investigating the case.

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