Outskirt Patrol operators captured a fighter who purportedly endeavored to bring two undocumented outsiders through a Texas checkpoint Sept. 11, concealing them in a pickup truck he was driving while wearing an Army uniform, as per a court archive.
The criminal protestation, posted online by Bretibart Texas, points of interest the capture of Pvt. 2 Eric Alexander Rodriguez at the Sarita checkpoint, saying his travelers were "hidden on the floorboard behind the front seat ... under a couch sheet and a military coat" bearing Rodriguez' name tag.
Rodriguez is appointed to A Company, 215th Brigade Support Battalion, third Brigade Combat Team, first Cavalry Division at Fort Hood, Texas, a Fort Hood representative affirmed to Army Times on Wednesday evening.
Rodriguez existed in Angleton, Texas — about a hour south of Houston — when he enrolled in 2012, work force records show. An ammo master, he has been with his current unit since April 2013.
One of the travelers told Border Patrol operators that he had paid $3,000 for the intersection, as per the criminal objection, and "distinguished Rodriguez as the driver of the truck who grabbed both of the displaced people and transported them further north."
Rodriguez was held in Cameron County Jail on a charge of pirating outsiders, as per the correctional facility's site. He showed up in court Wednesday evening before U.s. Justice Judge Ignacio Torteya, who decided there was reasonable justification. Rodriguez was allowed discharge after posting a $25,000 b