SHREVEPORT, La. (KLFY)—A Mexican citizen has been sentenced to 10-months on the charge of reentering the U.S. illegally. He was removed from the country three times prior, according to authorities.
Ruperto Ocampo-Marchan, 38, of Alcapulco Guerrero, Mexico was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Elizabeth E. Foote on one count of illegal reentry of a removed alien.
According to a news release, Ocampo-Marchan had previously been removed from the country in 2005, 2013, and 2015.
According to the May 5, guilty plea, a Louisiana State Trooper stopped the vehicle Ocampo-Marchan was driving near Bossier City on January 28. He was found with two juvenile females who he said he was transporting to Atlanta, Ga. After farther investigation authorities determined the man was illegally in the U.S.