Car lost to Mexican officials for lack of permit
SIERRA VISTA — A local man wants to warn people who plan to drive in Mexico that they need to research the laws in Mexico before they travel, or the consequences could be severe.
On June 2, Ramon Mena, 63, of Sierra Vista, was driving to Bacoachi, Sonora, to attend a quinceanera, and he stopped at a checkpoint in the Rio Sonora region south of Cananea, Sonora. A Mexican official asked him for his vehicle permit, but he did not have one, so his 2002 Kia Sedona was confiscated. Read more…