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United States of America v. Simon Rodrigo Toral-Conteras
Case Number: 3:18-mj-01863-DFM
Judge: Jeffrey A. Meyer
Court: United States District Court for the District of Connecticut (New Haven County)
Plaintiff's Attorney: Hal Chen
Defendant's Attorney: James P Maguire = FPD
New Haven, CT - Citizen of Mexico Sentenced for Illegally Reentering the U.S.
SIMON RODRIGO TORAL-CONTRERAS, 46, a citizen of Mexico last residing in Waterbury, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Jeffrey A. Meyer in New Haven to approximately five months of imprisonment, time already served, for illegally reentering the U.S. after being deported.
According to court documents and statements made in court, in May 2018, Toral-Contreras was arrested by the Waterbury Police Department for misdemeanor offenses. In June 2018, he was deported from the U.S. to Mexico. In August 2018, U.S. Border Patrol encountered Toral-Contreras in Brownsville, Texas. He as was subsequently charged and convicted in the Southern District of Texas of illegal entry and was again removed to Mexico.
On October 10, 2018, Toral-Contreras was arrested by the Waterbury Police Department and charged with felony drug offenses.
Toral-Contreras has been detained in federal custody since November 1, 2018. On January 17, 2019, he pleaded guilty in federal court to one count of reentry of a removed alien.
On March 22, 2019, Toral-Contreras pleaded guilty in state court to operation of a drug factory and possession with intent to sell a narcotic drug, and was sentenced to three years of imprisonment, execution suspended and conditional discharge.
This investigation was conducted by the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Detention and Removal Operations.
Outcome: 11/30/2018 12 ORDER granting 4 Motion for Pretrial Detention as to Simon Rodrigo Toral-Contreras (1) after a detention hearing on 11/30/18. Signed by Judge Donna F. Martinez on 11/30/18. (Martinez, Donna) (Entered: 11/30/2018)