Six immigrants found during traffic stop in Pecos County

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PECOS COUNTY, Texas (Nexstar) – Six immigrants were arrested Friday in Pecos County.

On April 2, Pecos County deputies stopped a pick-up near I-10

Deputies arrested the driver, identified as L. Bortoni-Alvarez, and found six undocumented immigrants in the back seat laying on top of each other.

According to PCSO, Bortoni-Alvarez was also identified as being undocumented. He was transported to Pecos County Jail and charged with evading arrest. A federal detainer was also filed for Bortoni-Alvarez by US CBP.

The other six undocumented immigrants were turned to Border Patrol.

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