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Five Horry County men indicted by federal grand jury for illegal re-entry into U.S.

Source: Raycom Media Source: Raycom Media

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – A federal grand jury has indicted five Horry County men for illegally re-entering the United States.

According to a press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of South Carolina, Eloy Altamirano-Diaz, 36, and Edgar Benjamin Lopez-Morales, 28, both of Myrtle Beach, were each charged in a one-count indictment with illegal re-entry into the U.S. after being previously deported.

If convicted, both could face a maximum fine of $250,000 and/or imprisonment of two years.

Additionally, three Galivants Ferry men were indicted for immigration and drug charges.

Epifanio Castillo-Pacheco, 43, Isidro Camacho-Castillo, 29, and Samuel Zepeda-Gonzalez, 59, were charged in a six-count indictment with: illegal re-entry into the U.S. after being previously deported; possession with intent to distribute cocaine; possession of a firearm by an illegal alien; and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime, the release stated.

The maximum possible penalty Castillo-Pacheco and Zepeda-Gonzalez could receive is imprisonment of 20 years and a fine of $1 million, according to the release. Camacho-Castillo could receive imprisonment of up to 20 years and a fine of $1 million, and/or imprisonment of five years to life.

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