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October 19, 2013

Five charged as illegal immigrants

The Daily Star

---- — Four women and a man were held Sept. 29 on federal misdemeanor charges of being illegal immigrants after a traffic stop, state police at Sidney said.

Carlos Lopez, 20; Salvadora Rivera, 30; Emilia Rivera, 22; Aesparanca Rivera, 20; and Manuela Gonzalez, 52; all of Silver Spring, Md., were arrested and held at the Sidney station until they were picked up by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency, troopers said.

Lopez also was charged with speeding on Interstate 88 in the eastbound lane in the town of Afton, according to an Oct. 11 media report.