Illegal Immigrants Detained

By: Elyse Webb
By: Elyse Webb

A routine traffic stop leads to much more, as a dozen illegal immigrants are detained by law enforcement.

According to the Colorado State Patrol, a white Astro mini-van was riding low and swerving over the lines on Interstate 70. When the trooper pulled the van over he discovered that the van was full of illegal immigrants.

The trooper then contacted immigration and customs enforcement which took the illegals into custody. Officials say there has been a recent increase in the detainment of illegal immigrants. Those in the van were heading to do farm work in Ohio. There were twelve in total, nine men and three women.


You must be logged in to post comments.

Username:
Password (case sensitive):
Remember Me:
KKCO NBC 11 News
2531 Blichmann Avenue
Grand Junction, CO 81505

Station Phone: 970.243.1111
Business Fax: 970.243.1770
Newsroom Fax: 970.245.3793
News Tip & Contest Line: 970.255.8477
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 7344106 - nbc11news.com/a?a=7344106
Gray Television, Inc.