Sofia Vergara's Brother Deported After Multiple Arrests for Pot Possession

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Four years after Modern Family star Sofia Vergara immigrated to Miami from Colombia, she moved the rest of her family, including her mother, sister, and younger brother Julio, to the country. However, after nearly 30 arrests during his time in the States, Star magazine reports that Julio was deported earlier this year after being charged with marijuana possession in Miami.

"To see somebody dying over 10 years, little by little, that's the worst punishment," Vergara recently said of her troubled brother in Parade magazine. "Now he's like another person."

The star also indicated that her brother has been fighting addictions to alcohol, pot, cocaine and crack, which his arrest record backs up. Most of his nearly 30 arrests came in Miami-Dade, and charges have included drinking in public, petty larceny, assault and battery, grand theft, cocaine possession and, most frequently, marijuana possession.

In fact, Julio was once picked up three times in a single month back in February 2010 and arrested each time for marijuana-related charges.

An arrest in April of this year on marijuana possession seemed to be the last straw. Star reports he was turned over to Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents, and an immigration judge ultimately ordered his May 9 deportation back to Colombia.

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Pavel
Pavel

30 arrests??????? wow, he wasn't playing games for sure.......I am curious how this man was rooming around free with such a record. Oh well, he is lucky he was deported and not put in one of this Miami mega jails.............

Miamibeachlira
Miamibeachlira

he used to live right across the beer garden where I work on 74th and Harding Ave .... awesome!!! ..... saw him all the time walking his chihuahua. Long strives and hunched over.  I always thought he was a just another North Beach Low Life ... but hey ! who knew ... his sister is hot.....  

Miami Bar
Miami Bar

If you had known, you could have arranged to meet her.  :-)

Vergarant
Vergarant

Wow! Honestly, except for the mustache, where's the family resemblance!?!

Beliza007
Beliza007

She's actually a natural blonde.

DaGuerre
DaGuerre

Garbage in, garbage out.

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