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Border Patrol agents stop human smuggling attempt in Tombstone

U.S. Border Patrol
Posted at 2:21 PM, Sep 26, 2022
and last updated 2022-09-26 17:21:59-04

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — Agents stopped a human smuggling attempt at Tombstone, Arizona and a migrant was found to have a previous conviction, according to U.S. Border Patrol's Tucson Sector Chief John Modlin.

Chief Modlin says the incident happened on Sept. 20, and Guatemalen citizen Arnaldo Lopez was arrested.

Lopez has a previous conviction of Sexual Abuse in the 1st Degree.

Marcos Icahuate joined the KGUN team in September 2022. He previously worked on digital content in Southern California's Imperial County where he was raised.