NM Cop sneaking a girl across U.S. Border is Arrested
A Bosque Farms police officer was arrested in San Diego for attempting to cross the U.S. border with an illegal immigrant. U.S. Border Patrol officials say Ron Haley, a lieutenant with the Bosque Farms Police Department, was arrested at the San Ysidro border crossing near San Diego and Tijuana on Friday morning. According to documents obtained from the arrest, Haley was attempting to return back into the U.S. with a woman named Nidea Kareli, a Tijuana resident. Haley was driving a Chevy Tahoe with New Mexico plates, and Kareli was in the passenger seat. At the San Ysidero port of entry, Haley gave a border officer his proper identification and the false identification of Kareli’s. Kareli had tried to use her sister’s Mexican border crossing card. Haley was arrested, Kareli is being held as a material witness.
According to court documents, Kareli, who only speaks Spanish, told the officer that Lieutenant Haley is her boyfriend and that they had been dating for a year. The U.S. attorney’s office in San Diego is still deciding what charges to file against Haley. Bosque Farm’s chief of police confirmed that Lieutenant Haley was formally a police chief in Cuba and Tucumcari and has 20 years of law enforcement experience. He had been working in Bosque Farms for about a year. Haley is being held in a San Diego jail and is on administrative leave without pay.