Routine traffic stop turns into illegal immigration bust

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PHOENIX -- A routine traffic stop on Interstate 10 early Friday morning turned into an illegal immigration bust.

One arrested

Traffic stop turns into illegals bust - An early morning traffic stop on Interstate 10 turned into an illegal immigration bust.

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The Department of Public Safety pulled over a car between 40th and 48th streets at about 4 a.m.

Inside, officers discovered six illegal immigrants and one suspected coyote.

One person was taken into custody.

The stop and subsequent arrest did not adversely affect freeway traffic.