INS detains 15 Mexicans | SteamboatToday.com
YOUR AD HERE »

INS detains 15 Mexicans

— Fifteen undocumented Mexican nationals were detained at the Routt County Jail Wednesday after the driver of the van they were in fled from a minor accident on Rabbit Ears Pass.

INS agent Catherine Malapanes said the 14 men and one 16-year-old boy chose to go back to Mexico after being given the option of speaking to an immigration judge in Denver.

The Routt County Sheriff’s office and the Colorado State Patrol responded to the hit-and-run accident on Rabbit Ears Pass at 5 p.m. Wednesday.


Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Steamboat and Routt County make the Steamboat Pilot & Today’s work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Each donation will be used exclusively for the development and creation of increased news coverage.

 

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User