Man accused of human smuggling after dozens found in trailer
SAN ANTONIO – A South Texas guy has been charged with human smuggling after 54 immigrants, together with some kids, have been present in a semitrailer in San Antonio.
Officers stated Wednesday the federal fees have been filed in opposition to 36-year-old Gerardo Javier Carreon (kah-reh-YOHN’) of Laredo, Texas.
Place of birth Safety Investigations Particular Agent in Rate Shane Folden stated at a news convention that the immigrants have been from Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador and Brazil. All had been detained, with 5 receiving health facility remedy for minor accidents incurred whilst looking to flee the truck and brokers.
The truck stuffed with males, ladies and kids used to be found out in San Antonio about eight:30 p.m. Tuesday. Town fireplace leader Charles Hood says the truck used to be air-conditioned and water used to be supplied throughout the trailer for the immigrants.