Woman sentenced for smuggling attempt

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A Tucson woman who pleaded guilty to charges of conspiring to transport an illegal alien for profit has been sentenced to 15 months in prison. U.S. District Judge John Roll handed down the sentence to 30-year old Dolores Montano, who entered her guilty plea on January 24.

The children, ages 7 and 3, were turned over to the Mexican Consulate who then arranged for them to be reunited with their family through the Mexican Department of Family Services.