BOSTON – A Colombian national was sentenced on Friday, Aug. 11, 2017, in federal court in Boston for illegally reentering the United States after deportation.
Elkin Dario Macias Villa, 47, pleaded guilty to one count of unlawful reentry of a deported alien before U.S. District Court Judge Indira Talwani, who immediately sentenced Macias Villa to time served and one year of supervised release. Macias Villa will be subject to deportation upon completion of state court proceedings for a drug trafficking charge.
Macias Elkin was encountered in Boston on May 17, 2017, after having been previously deported from the United States in March 2004.
Acting United States Attorney William D. Weinreb and Michael Shea, Acting Special Agent in Charge of Homeland Security Investigations in Boston, made the announcement today. Assistant U.S. Attorney Christine J. Wichers of Weinreb’s Major Crimes Unit prosecuted the case.
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