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In federal court: Man sentenced to 2 years for illegal re-entry into U.S.
The following information was released Monday by the federal prosecutor's office for defendants appearing in federal court before U.S. District Judge Stephen N. Limbaugh.
Name: Rafael Calel-Ixcoy, also known as Juan Francisco-Hernandez and Gasper Fuentes-Mendoza
Charge: One felony count of unlawfully re-entering and remaining in the United States
Sentence: 24 months in prison
Summary: Calel-Ixcoy was arrested March 7, 2010 for a traffic offense in Perry County. At that time, he was identified by by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents as a Guatemalan citizen illegally in the United States who had a prior immigration history. He had previously been deported to Guatemala in 1995 by an immigration judge after being convicted of felony re-entry of a deported alien in 1993.