Villarreal was released on bond on Oct. The case unraveled at about p. A trooper on routine patrol pulled over a gray Subaru Outback traveling south for an obscured plate.
DPS said the vehicle had a dealer temporary plate that did not give any elitf. Authorities then found a metal plate that belonged to the Subaru.
DPS identified the driver as Villarreal and Ruiz as the passenger. The trooper asked for consent to search the vehicle after hearing conflicting stories and noticing nervousness on Villarreal and Ruiz, elkte the arrest affidavit. The trooper asked for consent to search the vehicle after hearing conflicting stories and noticing nervousness on Villarreal and Ruiz, states the arrest affidavit.
The trooper also found a small cartridge with THC oil that was located in the center console, according to court documents. Court documents further state that Ruiz also admitted to intending to transport the woman to San Antonio to be sold into prostitution.
Villarreal provided a special agent the address of the Motel 6 in Laredo where the woman was staying. Authorities located the woman in Room No. DPS interviewed her and later turned her over to the U. Border Patrol for processing.