Agents rescue 33 people from human smuggling attempt

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LAREDO,Texas(KGNS)- The Laredo Border Patrol rescues more than thirty people from a human smuggling attempt on Wednesday.

It happened at the checkpoint along I-35 when the driver of a tractor-trailer was taken in for secondary inspection.

It was there that 33 people from Mexico and Honduras were found in the trailer.

They were found to be in good health. The driver US citizen was arrested and the vehicle was seized by border patrol.

The case was turned over to Homeland Security for further investigation.