Judge Told Man Again Re-Entered U.S. Because Of Ill Son

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

An attorney in the Federal Public Defender's Office said a Guatemala man who had been deported before he came back to Chattanooga because his ill son can get medical treatment here.

Giana Maio said Andres Loarca-Reynosa's seven-year-old son has a serious respiratory ailment. "He is unable to get treatment for it in Guatemala."

She said, "He feels a compulsion to provide for his three children." Also, she said his wife is seriously ill and, without him, the family will have no support. 

In Guatemala, she said, "He has no place to stay - nothing."

The first time he was caught, Loarca-Reynosa spent eight months and 20 days in federal prison before being sent back to Guatemala.

He was arrested and given an ICE hold after he was involved in a recent traffic accident.

Judge Sandy Mattice ordered him this time to serve 11 months in prison.

Then it's back to Guatemala.

 

 


Latest Hamilton County Jail Booking Report - And Mug Shots

Here is the latest jail booking report from Hamilton County: BLANSIT, RICHARD LYNN     2514 COUNTY RD #512 VALLEY HEAD, 35989     53     Chattanooga          DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE BROWN, JIMMY LEE     1025 HICKORY AVENUE HIXSON, 37343     70    ... (click for more)

Arnold Gets 4 Years, 3 Months In Gun Case; Crouch To Serve 8 Years, 4 Months

A man police say has been caught with a gun several times was sentenced on Monday to serve four years and three months in federal prison. Timothy Arnold, 25, appeared before Federal Judge Sandy Mattice. Prosecutor Meredith Evans said Arnold has some violence incidents in his past, including pistol whipping one individual. Myrlene Marsa of the Federal Defender's Office said ... (click for more)

ChattaData Is A Real Advance For The City

This past Tuesday, the city of Chattanooga's new performance management tool called ChattaData was unveiled. As the chairman of the City Council’s Budget & Finance Committee, I am excited to witness the city putting this important information online in a way that is accessible and transparent to all taxpayers. This approach shines light on how we as a city prioritize our ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Apollos Hester’s Way

East View High was trailing at halftime by a pair of touchdowns in last Friday night’s game against unbeaten Vandegrift. But the players at the Georgetown, Texas, school each have a sticker on the back of their helmets that says “TPW” which is a constant reminder that “Tough People Win.” Then there is “attitude” and that is where running back Apollos Hester steps in. In what ... (click for more)

Tennessee Gets Down To Final Preparations For Georgia

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.   – Tennessee’s first Southeastern Conference road trip to Georgia on Saturday (noon kickoff on the SEC Network) will be a homecoming for 17 Vols. That fact is not lost on those players, from freshmen wanting to make a first impression to those, like   A.J. Johnson , playing against the Bulldogs and in their home state for the final time. ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Golf Team Second At Wolf Run Intercollegiate

The Chattanooga Mocs men’s golf team is tied for second after 18 holes at the Wolf Run Intercollegiate. The Mocs and Florida Gators each shot 295 over the opening 18 to trail Illinois by 11 at 285 at Wolf Run Golf Club. The day’s docket had a scheduled 36 holes. Afternoon storms sent teams from the course prior to finishing. The remaining holes will be completed starting at 9:30 ... (click for more)