A federal grand jury in Raleigh has returned an indictment charging Victor Nahum Perez-Colindres, 40, of Honduras, with illegal re-entry of a deported alien.
Perez-Colindres was previously deported and found in Nash County.
Perez-Colindres has felony charges of possession of a firearm and ammunition.
If convicted of illegal re-entry of an aggravated felon, Perez-Colindres would face maximum penalties of 20 years in prison, a $250,000 fine and a term of supervised release following any term of imprisonment.
The case is being invested by ICE's Enforcement and Removal Operations.