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LAPD officer suspected of smuggling a person across U.S.-Mexico border

A Los Angeles Police Department officer was arrested by federal authorities on suspicion of smuggling a person across the U.S.-Mexico, a source said.

The officer was taken into custody at the border after a person was found inside a vehicle driven by the officer, a source confirmed to The Times.

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The officer's identity and the division to which he's assigned are unclear.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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