YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a Mexican inhabitant in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival program, after he attempted to filch 4 other Mexican nationals into the U.S. Jan 29.
Monday afternoon agents from the Yuma Station Reconnaissance Unit detected the footprints of 4 subjects illegally entering the U.S. from Mexico circuitously County 13th Street and the Colorado River. Agents communicated their commentary to agents in the Targeted Enforcement Unit who celebrated 4 subjects getting into a white Ford F-150 in a circuitously citrus grove.
Agents from both units intercepted the car and achieved a car stop. The motorist was identified as a 26-year-old male Mexican inhabitant DACA target from Salinas, California. The other 4 occupants were all dynamic to be Mexican nationals illegally benefaction in the United States. The motorist was arrested for human bootlegging charges, and the 4 passengers were arrested for immigration violations. The car was seized for forfeiture.
The Yuma Station RECCE and TEU are specialized teams of agents that work in high traffic areas of human and drug smuggling. RECCE focuses on providing situational recognition to areas that Transnational Criminal Organizations try to exploit. TEU concentrates on disrupting and spiritless TCOs handling within Yuma Station’s area of shortcoming by focused enforcement.