Suspect arrested, two migrants detained in La Salle County smuggling case
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Suspect arrested, two migrants detained in La Salle County smuggling case

COTULLA, Texas – State troopers with the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) have arrested a man for smuggling two migrants across the southern border.

Mario Alexis Gonzales consented to a trunk search during a traffic stop in La Salle County.

The police discovered a hidden compartment containing two migrants.

Gonzales admitted to receiving $1,000 per person.

Two migrants are currently in border guard custody.