Traffic stop leads to 27 illegal immigrants in Phoenix house

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At PHOENIX – More than two dozen illegal immigrants were found in a Phoenix house following a traffic stop Saturday morning. 

Sgt. Steve Martos with the Phoenix Police Department said officers stopped a vehicle for a minor traffic violation near 63rd Avenue and Buckeye Road at approximately 11 a.m.

During questioning, the occupants reportedly told the officers that they had just arrived from Mexico and were staying with others at a nearby house.

Officers discovered 27 undocumented immigrants, including four women and one minor, in the house.

Detectives are still investigating.