Texas – A 34-year-old Mexican citizen has been indicted for immigration
violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney Joseph D.
Oscar Rendon-Gonzalez was named in an
indictment returned by a federal grand jury on Apr. 3, 2019 charging him with
unlawful reentry of a deported alien.
According to documents filed in court,
Rendon-Gonzalez was stopped for a traffic violation on IH-10 in Beaumont,
Texas. A records check revealed that Rendon-Gonzalez is alleged to have a
criminal conviction for indecent liberty with a child out of North Carolina and
had been deported to Mexico in 2009.
If convicted, Rendon-Gonzalez faces up
to 20 years in federal prison and deportation.
This case is being investigated by the
Department of Homeland Security/Enforcement Removal Operations and the Beaumont
Police Department and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Randall L. Fluke.