People smuggling in a SUV on border
The Army has reported the arrest of a Dominican who was trying to smuggle 20 Haitians into the country in a Toyota Highlander SUV. Jesus Antonio Rodriguez, who was traveling with a 16-year old boy, was arrested in Los Cayucos, Montecristi near the Copey checkpoint when driving the Haitians to Santiago yesterday, Wednesday 8 October 2014. Rodriguez was sent to the prosecutor office in Montecristi and the illegal immigrants were delivered to the Immigration authorities in Dajabon, as reported in El Dia. Rodriguez is accused of violating Law 137-03 on illicit people trafficking.
Major General Jose Eugenio Matos de la Cruz said the arrest came with the strengthening of intelligence and security efforts of the army.
Source: DR1, Elcaribe.com.do
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