La Joya Police Release Video of Smugglers Chase

Wednesday, May 11, 2011 - 8:32am

The City of La Joya has released the video of two smugglers who were seriously injured when both jumped over the border fence in Penitas.

The two were transporting 11 illegal immigrants in a Ford Expedition last week and led police on a high speed chase. The Expedition was driving into a police and then both smugglers exited the vehicle and took off on the run. Both suspects attempted to evade capture by jumping over a section of the border fence in which one side had a 20 foot drop to it. One suspect shattered his ankle and broke a toe in the attempt and the second suspect suffered a broken toe.

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