A 27-year-old man told a judge he was in the country illegally so he could avoid prison.
The man was arrested on Feb. 24, 2010, for distribution of a controlled substance. He told police his name was Saul Quiroz, court document say.
While at a hearing before a District Court judge, the man said he was from Mexico and he was in the country illegally. He pleaded guilty. The court then allowed him to report to Immigration and Customs Enforcement and he was deported to Mexico, court document say.