16 immigrants arrested Saturday in Brewster County

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BREWSTER COUNTY, Texas (Nexstar) – 16 immigrants were apprehended in two separate instances over the weekend in Brewster County.

According to the BCSO, the first took place Saturday morning following a traffic stop.

During the stop, deputies found six immigrants believed to be in the country illegally from Mexico, a release reads.

Later that night, another traffic stop took place near Alpine in which deputies found 10 immigrants from Guatemala, the BCSO says.

A passenger, Axtin Wood, was also arrested on a parole warrant, according to the release.

All of the immigrants have since been turned over to the U.S. Border Patrol.

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