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Nov 5, 2018

7 Guatemalans Guilty of Illegal Entry; Removal Order Granted

This afternoon, the two remaining Guatemalan nationals were also hauled before the courts and charged along with the first group for having entered the country illegally. Jorge Martinez Pinto and Luis Martinez Diaz were joined by Sergio Morales and arraigned before Senior Magistrate Aretha Ford for having entered the country through the western border in Benque on October twenty-ninth without legal documents. They plead guilty to the fine and were all fined one thousand dollars but five dollars cost of court. The fine is to be paid forthwith or six months in prison. A removal order was also granted by Senior Magistrate Ford. All in all, seven have pleaded guilty to immigration offenses and two pleaded guilty to the firearm offense.

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