A 18-year-old man is behind bars after a traffic stop revealed that he was had a sexual relationship with a runaway girl from Florida.
Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) state troopers arrested Isidro Vasquez, Jr. on Wednesday evening.
Court records released Friday show that a state trooper pulled over for not wearing a seat belt.
The trooper pulled Vasquez over on Gregory Avenue in the Cameron Park area of Brownsville.
Vasquez allegedly told the trooper that he was 17 years old but a records check revealed his real age.
The state trooper learned that Vasquez TMs 16-year-old passenger was a runaway from Plant City, Florida.
Vasquez allegedly admitted to have a sexual relationship with the girl.
State troopers charged Vasquez with harboring a runaway and failure to identify.
Vasquez appeared before a Cameron County magistrate judge where he was issued $15,000 dollars in bonds.
No charges have been filed for the sexual abuse allegations but the case remains under investigation.