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DPS Arrest Man Suspected Of Delivering Supplies To Cartel
A traffic stop on Monday, on the I-10 south of
DPS spokesman Raul Garcia says multiple batteries and cell phones were found when the vehicle was stopped in
“The truck was loaded with a significant amount of survival gear, along with food, beverages and clothing, including multiple pairs of walking shoes and camouflage jackets,” Garcia said.
He says the statements of 26-year-old Angel Flores Tirado, along with the items in the truck, point to his likely involvement in an effort to re-supply cartel members operating in the desert. The vehicle was stopped after a chase that began when the suspect was pulled over on I-10 for a traffic violation.