San Diego – An Alice woman was caught smuggling four Mexican nationals Tuesday evening.
San Diego Police Officer Jose Rodriguez conducted a routine traffic stop on a white pickup truck as it was passing through town. Rodriguez made contact with the driver later identified as Paulita Falcon.
According to Police Chief Richard Nava, through the roadside interview it was discovered that the 47-year-old woman had undocumented immigrants in the back of the truck.
Falcon was arrested and charged with four counts of smuggling of persons. The men were released to Border Patrol agents.
Falcon was transported to the Duval County jail.