Sentencing scheduled for Fort Bliss soldier accused of human smuggling
EL PASO, Texas —
Marco Antonio Nava Jr. faces sentencing Monday.
He's one of two soldiers stationed at Fort Bliss who pleaded guilty to human smuggling in June, 2016.
Joseph Cleveland, the other soldier, also pleaded guilty to helping two immigrants cross a border patrol checkpoint in Falfurrias, Texas.
Nava and Cleveland said they were offered cash to drive two undocumented immigrants into the US.
Last week, Cleveland was sentenced to 15 months in jail and three years of supervised release.
Nava will be sentenced by a judge in Corpus Christi, on Monday.
He faces a maximum of 10 years in federal prison.