Illegal immigrant crossings rise over holiday weekend
Sat, 30 Mar 2013 20:54:27 GMT —
Over two dozen illegal immigrants were detained by Border Patrol on Saturday following two separate chases in La Joya.
La Joya police told Action 4 News the first incident happened on F.M. 2221 around 11 a.m.
They said a young man driving a van full of immigrants crashed, injuring a few.
The extent of those injuries weren't made readily available.
The second incident happened near the river.
Police said they got a call about 30 immigrants crossing the Rio Grande River.
When police arrived to the scene, they were able to arrest all 30.