Sunday, June 12, 2011

2 face human smuggling charges after I-70 stop
(Dayton, Ohio - June 10, 2011)

Mexicans accused of transporting vans full of immigrants.

Two Mexican nationals face federal charges after they were allegedly caught using Interstate 70 in Clark County to smuggle 10 Guatemalans across the country.

Moises Martinez-Garcia and Juan Varillas-Santiago were being held without bond Thursday in the Montgomery County Jail after having been arraigned in U.S. District Court in Dayton, according to Fred Alverson, spokesman for the U.S. Attorney’s office for the Southern District of Ohio.

The case against Martinez-Garcia and Varilla-Santiago marks the second time in four months that alleged smugglers have been caught using I-70 in the Dayton area to deliver multiple illegal immigrants to a predetermined location, Alverson said...[Full Article]