Tag: smuggling

Man accused of kidnapping, smuggling victims across U.S.-Mexico border due in court Wednesday

| July 11, 2018

Luis Angel Sierra-Vallina will be in a Lafayette County courtroom Wednesday morning to face a judge over charges of kidnapping, assault and rape.

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Accused kidnappers due in Lafayette County court Wednesday morning

| May 16, 2018

Three men are accused of kidnapping two women in Mexico, holding them for ransom and smuggling them across the U.S.-Mexico border. They were arrested in Higginsville April 26. All three are due in court in Lafayette County for a hearing Wednesday.

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Victims of kidnapping, cross-border smuggling and rape rescued at Higginsville motel

| May 2, 2018

Alain Gaspar Camarillo-Linan, 23, Jaciel Acdala Mendez-Morales, 19, and Luis Anger Sierra-Vallina, 22, face kidnapping, rape and sodomy charges after allegedly kidnapping and holding two women for ransome. The women were kidnapped in Mexico, smuggled into the U.S. and were recovered by authorities at a Higginsville motel.

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Mexican national connected to Mexican Cartel convicted in federal smuggling case

| January 14, 2016

Almeida-Olivas was found guilty yesterday of participating in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine, including to the KC metro area.

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Bates County resident held on smuggling related offense

| January 1, 2016

Ayers faces additional charges as well as a traffic citation.

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Suspected smugglers of migrants charged

| August 28, 2015

Prosecutors in Sicily say they have detained 10 people on suspicion of smuggling and murder for having allegedly crammed dozens of migrants into the airless hold of a boat

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