ALBANY, NEW YORK – Arturo Guzman-Martinez, 23, of Mexico, was sentenced today to time served (63 days in jail), for illegally re-entering the United States.
The announcement was made by Acting United States Attorney Grant C. Jaquith and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO), acting Field Office Director Thomas P. Brophy, Buffalo, New York Field Office.
As part of his guilty plea, Guzman-Martinez admitted that he was an alien, a citizen of Mexico, and that he illegally returned to the United States after he was removed to Mexico on September 18, 2015.
On June 14, 2017, Guzman-Martinez was encountered and arrested by ICE officers in Saratoga Springs, New York.
Following the sentencing, Guzman-Martinez was remanded to the custody of the Department of Homeland Security, which will place him into removal proceedings.
The case was investigated by United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Albany, NY, and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Edward P. Grogan.
Department of Justice
Office of the U.S. Attorney
Northern District of New York