VCSO Deputies Search For Two Traffickers on the Loose

A Victoria County Sheriff deputy made a traffic stop this morning around 8:45 a.m. on Highway 59 near Beck Road East. The driver didn’t immediately stop and when he did stop the driver and passenger fled out of the car. There were 6 illegal immigrants in the car and they were arrested. Four are from Guatemala and two from Mexico.
“We don’t know if they’re still in the area or not. we do have information that the driver may have been picked up but were not certain of that information. we just want encourage the community to call the sheriffs office or call 911 if they something suspicious or out of the ordinary in the area,” Deputy Bryan Simons said.

Deputies do not know identities of the two men. One was wearing a blue top and pants and the other was wearing a white shirt and blue pants.

As always, please keep your homes, garages, and vehicles locked. Stay safe and do not attempt to make contact with the subjects on foot.