Texas cops suspicious when no one in SUV knew Alabama driver; he’s been charged with human trafficking

Published 6:39 am Sunday, December 11, 2022

An Alabama man has been charged in Texas with human smuggling after police found him driving an SUV with six people inside, all the passengers were Mexican citizens.

Adan Torres-Ramirez, 30, was charged withe human smuggling after Kilgore, Texas, police responded to an accident on Interstate 20 at just before midnight last Saturday.

After speaking with the occupants of the SUV, officers discovered the six occupants of Torres-Ramirez’s SUV were all Mexican nationals, as is he, though he claims to have been living in Huntsville, Alabama. None of the passengers knew the driver and told police they were headed to Florida for work.

Torres-Ramirez was charged with six counts of human smuggling and was held on bonds totaling $600,000.