Two Men Accused of Smuggling Firearms Across the Border to Appear in Court on Monday

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - Two men who are accused of trying to smuggle firearms across the border will be in federal court on Monday.

28-year-old Brian Connell and 32-year-old Miguel Compean were charged last month after officials say they bought 100 firearms from several dealers in Odessa and around the state.

Investigators say they were planning to take the weapons over to Mexico.

Compean's wife, Michelle, was also arrested

The men will appear before Federal Judge David Counts in Midland.