Nine undocumented immigrants detained following traffic stop

Three persons involved fled on foot; contact VCSO if you see any

VICTORIA COUNTY, Texas – Victoria County Sheriff’s Office deputy sheriffs stopped two vehicles on Sunday, Dec. 26, morning. The vehicles were carrying multiple undocumented immigrants.

The stops occurred on US 59 N near Burroughsville Road and US 59 N and Beck Road East. Deputies then detained nine undocumented immigrants. They also arrested both drivers.

Three persons involved fled on foot from the Beck Road East stop. Deputies last saw them crossing railroad tracks to Old Highway Road. They were still patrolling the area this morning.

If you see any suspicious activity, please contact VCSO. Department of Public Safety also assisted deputies with the stops. The United States Border Patrol is en route to pick up the nine who were detained.