A Mexican national was sentenced Monday, March 26, to 42 months in federal prison for illegally reentering the United States after being deported, and for violating the conditions of his supervised release, stemming from a previous federal conviction in 2006 for illegally reentering the United States after deportation. The sentence is the result of an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO).
Adalberto Arteaga-Rodriguez, 35, of
In 2005, after he illegally returned to the
On May 30, 2009, Arteaga-Rodriguez was arrested by the
On April 29, 2010, Arteaga-Rodriguez pleaded guilty in federal court to one count of unlawful presence of a deported alien, and also admitted that he violated the conditions of his supervised release from his 2006 conviction for illegal reentry.
Today, Arteaga-Rodriguez was sentenced to 30 months in prison for the illegal reentry and a consecutive 12-month term in prison for violating his supervised release. Arteaga-Rodriguez has been detained since his May 2009 arrest.
The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Deborah R. Slater, District of Connecticut.