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Another Failed Smuggling Attempt to Circumvent Checkpoint

Release Date: 
June 26, 2015

YUMA, Ariz. – Thursday morning, a U.S. citizen was arrested for transporting three illegal Mexican immigrants through Dome Valley in an apparent effort to avoid the Border Patrol checkpoint located on Interstate 8.  The driver originally picked the Mexican nationals up in California after they had illegally crossed into the U.S.  He then unsuccessfully attempted to transport them further into the interior of the United States.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017