Thursday, June 6, 2013

Mexican citizen charged with unlawful gun possession in Wyandotte County

U.S. Department of Justice

Antonio Villa-Cesario, 37, a citizen of Mexico, is charged with one count of unlawful possession of a firearm by an alien illegally in the United States, and one count of unlawfully re-entering the United States after being deported.

The gun crime is alleged to have occurred May 21, 2013, in Wyandotte County, Kan.

If convicted, he faces a maximum penalty of 10 years and a fine up to $250,000 on the gun charge, and a maximum penalty of two years and a fine up to $250,000 on the immigration charge.

Homeland Security Investigations investigated. Assistant U.S. Attorney Chris Oakley is prosecuting.