IIMPACT Detectives dismantle West Valley Drop House following early morning pursuit
58 suspected undocumented aliens found inside residence
Tuesday, March 16, 2010 -
On March 16, 2010, at about 5:13 a.m., a DPS officer attempted to make a traffic stop on a silver Ford F150 extended cab pickup traveling westbound on I-10 at Baseline Road in the east valley for following another vehicle too closely. The driver of the truck drove off as the officer approached it.
DPS was in pursuit of the vehicle until it got off the freeway at
The truck finally came to a stop in a Tolleson neighborhood at
The investigation lead IIMPACT detectives to a drop house at 9914 West Wier in
Investigators have identified two male suspected human smugglers among the 58. Most of the undocumented aliens are from
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