Harboring Illegals Plea 18 Aug 12

A St. Peter man accused of transporting and harboring illegal immigrants entered a guilty plea on Friday in federal court. 46-year-old Juan Arrazolo pleaded guilty to transporting 2 illegal aliens. An Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent had testified that Arrazolo ran a Poultry Service Management company that contracted with companies including Gold’n Plump, Michael Foods and Crystal Farms, and that a witness had claimed that he had workers who were in the US without legal permission. Arrazolo now faces the possibility of spending up to 5 years in prison. A sentencing date has not yet been set.