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Illegal immigrants picked up along I-99 in Snyder Twp.

The Pennsylvania State Police in Hollidaysburg enacted a traffic stop on three vehicles along the northbound lane of I-99 in Snyder Township yesterday afternoon around 1 p.m.
The stop was in reference to an alleged retail theft which occurred in Freedom Township, Blair County.
According to a state police report, during the traffic stop, numerous individuals were identified in the vehicles, most of which were unable to provide valid United Stated identification or travel documents.
Nine adult male individuals suspected to be from Mexico and El Salvador were escorted to PSP-Hollidaysburg where they were fingerprinted and ICE/Immigration agents in Pittsburgh were then notified.
During the continuing investigation yesterday, it was found by police that all nine individuals were currently in the U.S. illegally.
State police, assisted by Cambria County prison officials, transported and lodged all nine illegal immigrants in the Cambria County Jail pending further ICE/Immigration investigation and deportation proceedings.
The Freedom Township Police Department assisted the state police at the scene. Burchfield Towing removed the three vehicles that were transporting the illegal immigrants to a secure lot.