Louisiana News: Honduran National, GERSON GARCIA-VILLANEUVA Pleads Guilty to Transporting Illegal Aliens
BATON ROUGE. La. – U.S. Attorney Brandon J. Fremin announced today that GERSON GARCIA-VILLANEUVA, age 19, of Honduras, pled guilty for his role in transporting illegal aliens.
On August 21, 2018, U.S. Border Patrol Agents conducted a traffic stop in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, of a van driven by GARCIA-VILLANEUVA. GARCIA-VILLANEUVA admitted that he, as is a citizen of Honduras, was knowingly present in the United States illegally. He further explained that he was paid to transport eight illegal aliens from various Latin American countries from Houston, Texas to New Orleans, Louisiana.