Arrest of One Man Leads Police to Human Smuggling Ring
POSTED: Friday, March 9, 2012 - 8:55am
UPDATED: Friday, March 9, 2012 - 8:56am
BROWNSVILLE — What started as a regular traffic stop eventually led to the arrest one man and the discovery of at least the detention of 30 illegal immigrants.
Police had attempted to stop 21 year-old Jonathan Soto Chavez on a traffic violation, but Chavez lead police on a car chase before crashing into another vehicle. Chavez was arrested by police and four passengers were detained and determined they were in the country illegally. After questioning Chavez police were tipped about a home housing another 26 illegal immigrants and they were detained by Border Patrol agents