Man arrested after attempt of human smuggling

LAREDO, TEXAS (KGNS) -- A traffic stop last night leads to the arrest of a man for human smuggling.

It happened on Clark St. right before midnight.

Webb County Deputies pulled the driver over for a routine traffic stop when the deputy became suspicious of the passengers in the vehicle.

Border Patrol was called for assistance.

And that's when the driver reportedly admitted he was smuggling eight undocumented immigrants.

The driver and passengers were arrested.

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