Source: Miami Herald

Abrahán José Aguilar Sánchez, one of three Venezuelans accused of attempting to illegally export firearms and bullets to Venezuela, has pleaded guilty to the charges.

Aguilar Sánchez, 35, was the third and last of the three Venezuelans arrested in the case. He pleaded guilty Wednesday before U.S. District Judge Cecilia Altonaga. Alfredo Alejandro Montilla Hernández, 31, and José Alexander Gutiérrez Morales, 30, also pleaded guilty during previous court appearances.

Judge Altonaga set Aguilar Sánchez’s sentencing for April 24. She said the maximum penalty is 10 years in the federal penitentiary, but may be lower because the defendant agreed to plead guilty and thus did not force the government to go to trial. Altonaga also warned Aguilar Sánchez that he may be deported because he is not a U.S. citizen.

Montilla Hernández will be sentenced April 10 and Gutiérrez Morales on April 18. Both were arrested during th…

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