Woman Held Without Bond in Child Smuggling Case

A woman identified as Priscilla Posada was arrested after attempting to enter the country accompanied by a six-year-old undocumented girl at the Rio Grande City Port of Entry.

On September 1st the woman attempted to enter the country accompanied by an undocumented six-year-old girl. The woman presented a US birth certificate but agents were able to determine that the girl was from Ecuador. Posada confessed to the scheme and stated that she had successful smuggled in a minor before.


At her appearance last week Priscilla Posada requested to stay in custody while she awaits court proceedings.  She was ordered to be held without bond by Judge Hacker.

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