Antonio Villa-Cesario, 37, a citizen of Mexico, has been charged with one count of unlawful possession of a firearm by an alien illegally in the United States, and one count of unlawfully re-entering the United States after being deported, according to the U.S. attorney's office.
The gun crime is alleged to have occurred May 21, 2013, in Wyandotte County, Kan.
If convicted, Villa-Cesario faces a maximum penalty of 10 years and a fine up to $250,000 on the gun charge, and a maximum penalty of two years and a fine up to $250,000 on the immigration charge. Homeland Security Investigations investigated. Assistant U.S. Attorney Chris Oakley is prosecuting.