17 invaders arrested in crackdown on street vendors
February 16, 2012 Leave a comment
KGET-TV — Bakersfield, Calif.
For the first time, five local, state, and federal agencies joined forces to crack down on illegal street vendors on Valentine’s Day. During the sting operation, 17 people were arrested for being in the country illegally. — Gustavo Martinez comforted his children Wednesday outside his brother’s northwest Bakersfield home. Martinez is trying to grasp the uncertainty of what comes ahead. His wife, Leticia, was arrested Tuesday while selling flowers in front of the family’s piñata shop. — “I passed by and saw two men in uniforms inside our store and I thought they were sheriffs,” said Gustavo Martinez. The family had a business permit, but they didn’t have one to sell flowers… Read More