Taxi driver pulled over in South Texas faces human smuggling charges

JIM WELLS COUNTY, Texas- A man from Houston is facing steep charges after investigators with the Jim Wells County Sheriff's Department say he was smuggling undocumented immigrants.

According to a Facebook page operated by the law enforcement agency, deputies stopped this taxi off of FM 665 and South Reynolds Street in Alice on Saturday afternoon.

After the stop, deputies said one of the men took off on foot. They detained two of the men, making arrangements with Border Patrol to pick them up.

(© 2016 KIII)


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