DPS: Man arrested for smuggling immigrants

Gilbert-Joseph Darshan Dennis Mershac

A Baytown man was arrested in south Texas Saturday on human smuggling charges, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety South Texas Region.

A statement from the DPS said Gilbert-Joseph Darshan Dennis Mershac, 24, was the driver of a car that was parked on the northbound shoulder of Highway 281 in Brooks County. Brooks County is between McAllen and Alice.

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