Texas border officers arrest human smugglers and illegal immigrants following high-speech chase

Border authorities in Texas were led on a high-speed chase that ended with a car crash and multiple people — including three illegal immigrants — arrested.

Officials said Wednesday that a suspected human smuggler, carrying six illegal immigrants from Texas, led authorities on a high speed chase. He crashed near a shopping center.

Agents from the U.S. were led by a human smuggler. Border Patrol and Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS), led agents from U.S. on a high speed chase in McAllen Texas, which is close to the U.S.-Mexico frontier.

The car collided with a McAllen shopping center. (Texas Department of Public Safety

Texas DPS Lt. In a tweet, Chris Olivarez stated that the vehicle crashed near a shopping mall. He said that the driver, six passengers, and six illegal immigrants fled on foot.



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DPS stated that the driver and passenger were both 17 years old. src=”https://a57.foxnews.com/static.foxnews.com/foxnews.com/content/uploads/2022/11/640/320/0e8152af-Illegal-Immigrants.jpg?ve=1&tl=1″/>

DPS stated that the driver and passenger were both 17 years old. (Texas Department of Public Safety

DPS agents detained the driver and passenger, both 17, for human smuggling. The U.S. Border Patrol was referred to three of the illegal immigrants. Olivarez stated that the passenger was in possession a handgun.

DPS stated that three illegal immigrants were arrested. src=”https://a57.foxnews.com/static.foxnews.com/foxnews.com/content/uploads/2022/11/640/320/Illegal-Immigrants.jpg?ve=1&tl=1″/>

DPS reported that three illegal immigrants were arrested. (Texas Department of Public Safety

He stated that the arrest was part Operation Lone Star, a Texas governor’s initiative. Greg Abbott will help secure the Texas-Mexico frontier.

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DPS stated that the passenger was carrying a handgun. (Texas Department of Public Safety



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