Frank Eddie Stricker of Utah is accused by Mexican authorities of attempted murder after ramming his truck into several street vendors at the border crossing in Tijuana.
The female passenger in the vehicle with Stricker was released from jail in Mexico as has returned to the United States.
Andrew Walker, who is a friend of Stricker said, “They had this swarm of people chasing after them, but nobody is looking to see what the real story is." Walker talked with the female passenger that was in the truck with Stricker, she said, “Frank saved my life, and he’s still stuck in Tijuana.”
Stricker does have a criminal past in Utah, including 12 felony cases against him since 2016.
File photo: Salt Lake County Jail