Man Sentenced to 4 Years in Failed Human Smuggling Case

2 years 9 months 2 weeks ago Wednesday, September 05 2018 Sep 5, 2018 September 05, 2018 11:13 AM September 05, 2018 in News

WESLACO – An Edinburg man was sentenced in a human smuggling case.

Victor Eduardo Acevedo-Ventura was caught in October of 2017 trying to smuggle six people in the country illegally near Falfurrias.

While attempting to flee from the immigration checkpoint, he slammed his vehicle twice into a Border Patrol unit.

Acevedo-Ventura will spend four years in federal prison. 

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