Associated Press, Published October 03 2012
Man sentenced to prison for illegally entering USBISMARCK — An El Salvador citizen who was deported twice from the United States has been sentenced for illegally entering the country a third time.
Carlos Guerrero-Gutierrez pleaded guilty earlier to re-entry of deported alien.
Authorities say Guerrero-Gutierrez was a passenger in a vehicle that was stopped for a traffic violation on July 2 near Watford City.
Guerrero-Gutierrez was convicted of sexual battery in Oklahoma in 2003 and was deported. He illegally entered the United States again and was deported in 2008.
U.S. District Judge Patrick Conmy on Monday sentenced Guerrero-Gutierrez to two yeas and three months in prison.
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