Agents recover stolen vehicle used during smuggling attempt
LAREDO, Tex. (KGNS) -Border Patrol agents recovered a stolen vehicle during an alleged human smuggling attempt.
The incident happened on September 15th when agents received a tip regarding a suspicious dark colored work truck picking up several individuals near Realitos.
As agents approached the area, they attempted to conduct a traffic stop at which point the driver veered off and drove into a nearby ranch.
Several individuals got out of the vehicle and attempted to flee on foot; however, agents were able to apprehend eight individuals.
The individuals were determined to be from Mexico, Honduras and Guatemala and the vehicle was turned over Duval County Sheriff’s Office.
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