Yuma Sector Border Patrol arrests California homicide suspects

Yuma Sector Border Patrol arrests California homicide suspects
Border Patrol agent wears a uniform. (AP Photo/Eric Gay) (Source: Eric Gay)

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - Three people wanted in connection to a California homicide are now in custody after agents with the Yuma Sector Border Patrol arrested them on Interstate 8.

The suspects were riding in a 2019 Dodge Charger when they were pulled over at an immigration checkpoint for a secondary inspection on Saturday, Sept. 5, according to a news release from the agency.

During the check, the agents found that all three men were wanted for a double homicide in Montclair, California as well as 6 pounds of marijuana in the car, which has an estimated street value of $2,100.

All three were extradited back to California and the marijuana was seized by Border Patrol.

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