An undocumented immigrant convicted in 2007 on felony drug charges and deported back to Mexico was sentenced Tuesday to prison for illegally re-entering the United States, court records show.
Olguer Lopez-Rodriquez, 32, of Hammond, pleaded guilty in August to one count of re-entering the country as a “removed alien,” after he was convicted for cocaine delivery in Wisconsin in 2008, U.S. District Court records stated.
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He was sentenced Tuesday in U.S. District Court to 57 months in prison with two years of supervised release, court records show.
Law enforcement learned he re-entered the country illegally, according to court records, after Lopez-Rodriquez was arrested in Lake County in September 2011 for cocaine distribution.
Upon his release, Lopez-Rodriquez must be delivered to