Police chase leads to human smuggling arrest

LAREDO,Texas(KGNS)- A police chase over the weekend leads to the arrest of an alleged human smuggler.

24-year-old Jaime Gomez was arrested after he led police on a 10-mile chase from the intersection of Sierra Vista Blvd. and Ejido Avenue, to San Ignacio Ave. and Poggenpohl St.

After coming to a stop, Gomez and the other occupants of his 2004 GMC Yukon, took off running into the brush.

Police were able to capture Gomez as well as some of the occupants with the help of Border Patrol.

Those arrested were found to be in the country illegally, Gomez was charged with smuggling of person, evading arrest, as well as evading arrest with a motor vehicle, and remains at the Webb County Jail.