19-year-old charged with human smuggling South of Sunizona
TUCSON, Ariz. (13 News) -A 19-year-old male is facing charges after he was allegedly found smuggling undocumented immigrants South of Sunizona on Wednesday, March 29.
According to the Cochise County Sheriff’s Office, deputies arrested 19-year-old US citizen David Xavier Colter of Phoenix after he failed to yield on Highway 191 milepost 7.
Xavier-Colter was stopped by deputies South of Sunizona on Highway 191 milepost 31.5.
Deputies placed Xavier-Colter under arrest and was booked into the Cochise County Jail on charges of Smuggling, Reckless Driving, Felony Flight, Endangerment, and Speeding. He remains in custody on a $50,000 bond.
Deputies found five undocumented immigrants inside the car and turned them over to US Border Patrol for processing.
The Cochise County Sheriff’s Office said the investigation is ongoing.
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