17-year-old girl facing human smuggling charges
TUCSON, Ariz. (13 News) - A 17-year-old is facing human smuggling charges after being arrested Monday, June 12, in Cochise County.
The Cochise County Sheriff’s Office said the girl, a U.S. citizen, was driving a 2004 Dodge truck occupied by 13 undocumented immigrants.
Members of the Cochise County CIT team stopped the vehicle at about 7 p.m. Monday near West Sheep Trail and North Highway 191 outside of Elfrida, Arizona.
The immigrants were turned over to the U.S. Border Patrol for processing.
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