NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – The American Civil Liberties Union of New Mexico and Texas wants the Border Patrol to conduct an internal investigation after a pursuit ended with a deadly crash. A Ford Expedition carrying illegal immigrant avoided a border checkpoint and fled from a Las Cruces-based agent on August 3.
Story continues below
- KRQE En Español: Martes 25 de Enero 2022
- Trending: Recreational cannabis industry may be off to bumpy start
- Crime: APD investigating deadly shooting at massage parlor
- Business: Deming firefighters walking off the job over pay dispute
The driver drove the wrong way on State Road 185 and crashed, killing two people. In a letter, the ACLU called out the Border Patrol over waiting 14 days to issue a press release on the crash. The ACLU wants the agency to make its vehicle pursuit policy public. Read the full letter below: