A national expansive assemblage successful Arizona returned a six-count indictment against an alleged quality smuggler for threatening to execution a Tucson Sector Border Patrol agent. The indictment besides includes charges of quality smuggling and conspiracy.
On March 16, Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents followed a suspicious conveyance driven by Jesus Alberto Ibarra-Barraza, a 31-year-old antheral from Tucson, according to tribunal records obtained by Breitbart Texas. The incidental took spot adjacent Amado, Arizona, arsenic agents observed the conveyance successful the country respective times that morning.
The fishy raced distant from the agents astatine speeds of up to 70 miles per hr successful a 45 mph zone. As the agents followed, the motortruck turned onto a ungraded road. Ibarra-Barraza stopped the motortruck astir 200 yards aboriginal and galore radical jumped retired of the furniture of the truck.
As agents began rounding up the migrants, the suspected quality smuggler made a U-turn and fled the area. Other agents located the motortruck aft it rolled implicit successful a single-vehicle crash. Agents detained Ibarra-Barraza astatine the country and called for an aerial ambulance to transport him to a hospital.
Federal prosecutors with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Arizona said Ibarra-Barraza verbally confronted a Border Patrol cause and threatened to termination the agents upon his merchandise from the hospital.
Ibarra-Barraza is charged with Conspiracy to Transport Illegal Aliens for Profit, 4 counts of Transportation of an Illegal Alien for Profit, and 1 number of Threats to Murder an Employee of the United States.
If convicted connected the charges, the suspected quality smuggler could look up to 10 years successful national situation and/or a good of up to $250,000 per number connected the indictment.
Bob Price serves arsenic subordinate exertion and elder quality contributor for the Breitbart Texas-Border team. He is an archetypal subordinate of the Breitbart Texas team. Price is simply a regular panelist connected Fox 26 Houston’s What’s Your Point? Sunday-morning speech show. Follow him connected Twitter @BobPriceBBTX and Facebook.