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Two Arizonans arrested in two separate smuggling attempts

TUCSON – Two Arizona residents and three Mexican nationals were taken into custody at the State Route 80 Immigration Checkpoint this week.

According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, a 31-year-old man from Mesa was arrested Sunday after Border Patrol agents found a 36-year-old woman from Honduras and an 18-year-old man from Mexico in the truck of his Ford Fusion.

On Thursday, Border Patrol also located a 17-year-old and a 41-year-old who were hidden in a trunk of a Hyundai Sonata. The two were said to be from Mexico. A 25-year-old Phoenix man apprehended in connectin to the smuggling attempt.

Anthony Victor Reyes

Anthony Victor Reyes

Anthony Victor Reyes is the lead web content producer at News 4 Tucson. The University of Arizona graduate previously served as an award-winning community reporter at a news publication in Newton, Iowa.
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