DOUGLAS, AZ (Tucson News Now)- A Douglas man
is facing federal charges after allegedly holding two women against their will according to a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland
Security Investigations (HSI) news release.
release stated that a Douglas man, identified as Alejandro Beltran, is facing
federal charges after two sisters from Guatemala allege he held them hostage,
beat them and attempted to extort money from their families.
in federal court on May 20 where he was charged with harboring aliens for the
purpose of private financial gain, according to ICE officials.
According to the criminal
complaint, the Douglas Police Department received a call late Sunday afternoon
from a person reporting that two adult undocumented Guatemalan sisters were
being held against their will in north Douglas near Washington Street.