Agents find over two-dozen individuals concealed in flatbed trailer
A total of 26 undocumented immigrants were found inside a false compartment of the trailer
LAREDO, Tex. (KGNS) -Border Patrol agents at the I-35 foiled an alleged human smuggling attempt where people were being transported in a flatbed trailer.
The incident happened on Nov. 19 when agents referred a pick-up truck hauling a flatbed trailer to secondary inspection.
During the examination of the vehicle, agents found 26 undocumented immigrants concealed within a false compartment of the trailer.
The individuals were determined to be from Mexico and illegally living in the U.S.
All of the individuals were taken into custody and the driver, a U.S. Citizen was arrested and turned over to Homeland Security.
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