Patrolman Jennifer Dempsey of the Mahanoy City Police Department initiated a traffic
stop on a vehicle at the intersection North Main and East Vine Sts., which resulted in the
identification and detention of three illegal aliens.
Crystian Cruz-Chavarria age 24, Leticia Chagolla- Escobedo age 38, and Alejandro Salmeron- Fuentes age 46 were detained when their illegal immigration status was discovered.
It was also learned that Salmeron- Fuentes was previously deported four times and he currently had an active warrant for his arrest at the time of apprehension.
All individuals were turned over to agents of the United States Immigration Customs and Enforcement.