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Repeat deportee spared jail but will be deported again

Ignacio Lopez-Perez, 38, a citizen of Guatemala who was found to be in this country illegally for a sixth time in December, was sentenced Thursday to time served after he pleaded guilty before Senior U.S. District Judge William M. Skretny to a violation of deportation laws again.

Lopez-Perez, who has been in custody since he was found at a Salamanca casino on Dec. 4 will be held until his is deported for a sixth time, according to Assistant U.S. Attorney Marie P. Grisanti. Lopez-Perez was nabbed this latest time by agents of the U.S. Border Patrol and Cattaraugus County sheriff deputies, Grisanti said.