Illegal immigrant sentenced to 18 months in prison on gun charges
POSTED: Saturday, July 13, 2013 - 3:00pm
UPDATED: Saturday, July 13, 2013 - 3:04pm
LOUISIANA — Lorenzo V. Rodriguez, 52, of Mexico, was sentenced to 18 months in prison and 3 years supervised release for possession and receipt of a firearm and ammunition by an illegal alien.
According to evidence presented at the guilty plea, the Monroe Police Department responded to a domestic dispute on Oct. 14, 2012.
The investigation revealed that Rodriguez, an illegal alien, threatened the victim using a firearm with an obliterated serial number. The firearm was recovered at the scene and Rodriguez was taken into custody. He admitted to previously purchasing the firearm from an unknown person. Rodriguez pleaded guilty on March 18, 2013.