Aiken man charged with immigration violations

AIKEN, SC (WFXG) - An Aiken man has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Columbia for immigration violations.

Abizahi Garduno-Rivera a/k/a Afrain Guzman, 34, is charged with illegal reentry, after being convicted of an aggravated felony and deported, a violation of Title 8, United States Code, Section 1326(a)(2).

The case was investigated by agents of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and is assigned to Assistant United States Attorney William E. Day, II of the Columbia office for prosecution.

The United States Attorney stated that all charges in these Indictments are merely accusations and that all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.