Four Brazilians arrested for illegally entering US


Four people are under arrest in and another two people are being held in Canada in what U.S. Border Patrol agents says was a thwarted human smuggling operation on a jet ski. Agents near the Blue Water Bridge Saturday observed a jet ski with three individuals leave from Canada and cross the international border. The individuals landed near Port Huron and entered a vehicle. Border Patrol agents mad a traffic stop of the suspect’s car and arrested a 39 year old United States citizen who was driving the car and two passengers who were identified as Brazilian men, ages 34 and 35, who both admitted to illegally crossing into the U.S. A short time later – they nabbed a Brazilian 47 year old man and 44 year old woman who also crossed into the U.S. in the same way. The four Brazilians and vehicle driver are all facing charges. The jet ski operator and another individual is being questioned in Canada.