A federal grand jury indicted Jose Inez Garcia-Zarate for being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition and for being “an illegally present alien in possession of a firearm and ammunition,” according to announcement from the Justice Department.
Garcia’s potential sentence is unclear, assuming he’s convicted. Each of the new charges carries a maximum 10-year prison term, according to the Justice Department statement, but that isn’t guaranteed.
“If convicted of either violation … Garcia-Zarate faces a maximum statutory penalty of 10 years in prison,” the statement reads. “However, any sentence will be imposed by the court only after consideration of the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines and the federal statute governing the imposition of a sentence…”
The new gun and immigration charges against Zarate come just days after he was acquitted of first- and second-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter. As was stated, this scumbag should have never been allowed back into our country to create