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The Latest: Border activist testifies he didn't harbor men


Added 11-19-19 03:22:02pm EST - “The Latest on the second trial of a border activist accused of harboring immigrants (all times local):” - Washingtontimes.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Washingtontimes.com: “The Latest: Border activist testifies he didn’t harbor men”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - The Latest on the second trial of a border activist accused of harboring immigrants (all times local):

An Arizona border activist is testifying in his second trial on charges of harboring immigrants, saying he is guided by neutrality and the desire to save lives.

Scott Warren is a member of a humanitarian aid group that leaves water in the desert and searches for missing migrants. A jury deadlocked on charges earlier this year, and prosecutors decided to try him again.

The 37-year-old told jurors Tuesday how he embraced humanitarian work after moving to Ajo, Arizona, for graduate school research, several years before his January 2018 arrest.

Prosecutors say Warren was harboring two men who sneaked across the U.S.-Mexico border and that he instructed them on how to avoid Border Patrol agents.

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