Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Antioch man could face deportation following traffic stop in Franklin

FRANKLIN — A traffic stop could lead to the deportation of a man accused of being in the country illegally. Juan Carlos Garcia, 33, who lives in Antioch, was stopped for speeding on Cool Springs Boulevard near Windcross Court on Sunday morning, according to police. Garcia was clocked traveling 55 mph in a 45 mph zone. A police officer determined that Garcia's license was suspended for failing to satisfy a previous traffic violation. A computer check revealed that Garcia was wanted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement on a deportation warrant. Garcia faces charges of driving on a suspended license and speeding. He is being held at the Williamson County jail for federal agents.

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