Armed Drug Trafficker Sentenced to 17 Months In Federal Prison For Illegal Re-Entry
By U.S. Department of Justice // June 12, 2020
DeJesus-Mujica pleaded guilty February 28, 2020.
(U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE) – Senior United States Judge John Antoon II today sentenced Jose Manuel DeJesus-Mujica, 41, to 17 months in federal prison for illegal re-entry into the United States.
DeJesus-Mujica had pleaded guilty on February 28, 2020.
According to court documents and the evidence presented at sentencing, DeJesus-Mujica was convicted of trafficking in cocaine with a firearm in Kentucky on February 21, 2003.
He was deported from the United States on October 8, 2004. DeJesus-Mujica then illegally re-entered the United States at an unknown date, but no later than 2010, and continued to live in the United States until he was arrested on December 17, 2019.
This case was investigated by Homeland Security Investigations. It was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney William S. Hamilton.