SIOUX CITY – A man who entered the United States illegally from Honduras was sentenced on February 6, 2019, to five months’ in prison.
Walter Redondo-Amador, age 23, from Honduras, received the sentence after a November 13, 2018, guilty plea to one count of illegal re-entry after a felony conviction.
At the guilty plea, Redondo-Amador admitted he had illegally entered the United States from Honduras after being deported for a conviction of delivery of marijuana in 2014, in Wright County, Iowa. On July 13, 2018, Redondo-Amador was arrested for third degree sexual abuse in Humboldt County.
Redondo-Amador was sentenced in Sioux City by United States District Court Judge Leonard T. Strand. Redondo-Amador was sentenced to five months’ imprisonment. He must also serve a 2-year term of supervised release after the prison term.
Redondo-Amador is being held in the United States Marshal’s custody until he can be transported to a federal prison.
The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Kevin C. Fletcher and investigated by Enforcement and Removal Office of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Bureau.