Traffic stop on I-59 leads to the arrest of illegal immigrants in Human Trafficking Operation
While conducting a traffic stop along Interstate 59 in Alabama DeKalb County deputies found 9 people inside a vehicle from Texas.
The investigation determined the people were in the United States illegally as part of a human smuggling operation bringing them into the country from the Southern Border.
Department of Homeland Security Investigators were called, and Immigrations and Customs Enforcement detainers were placed on the subjects. Federal charges are pending.