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(KSL News) The first of two defendants charged with identity theft related to an immigration raid in Hyrum will appear in federal court today.
Eleuterio Gutierrez, of El Paso, Texas, is expected to plead guilty to charges of identity theft and sale of citizenship papers.
The other defendant, Veronica Carrillo of Logan, is scheduled to be in court May 2.
A federal indictment claims both provided false documents to workers at the Swift meat processing plant in Hyrum. That plant was one of six raided nationwide for illegal immigrants in December.
Thirteen other people are charged with using the stolen documents. Eight have pleaded guilty to aggravated identity theft.
You can read more in today's edition of the Deseret Morning News.