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Yuma arrests 11 illegal immigrants who attempted to circumvent I-8 checkpoint

Release Date: 
April 3, 2015

YUMA, Ariz. –Wellton Station Border Patrol agents observed two vehicles travelling through Dome Valley at different times yesterday in what appeared to be attempts to circumvent the Interstate 8 Border Patrol check point. 

Agents stopped one vehicle at Mile Marker 32 and another at County 7th and Avenue 19E, resulting in the arrest of 11 undocumented immigrants. 

Agents processed all subjects and both vehicles per Yuma Sector guidelines.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017