LAREDO, TX (KGNS) - The Laredo Sector Border Patrol foiled an alleged smuggling attempt at the I-35 checkpoint involving two illegal immigrants.
According to Border Patrol, events transpired on Monday, December 3rd at around 5 p.m. after a canine alerted to the presence of contraband inside a vehicle.
When agents searched the vehicle they found two people in the trunk who were determined to be Mexican citizens living in the U.S. illegally.
Agents also found $1,053 inside the vehicle.
The driver, also had an outstanding warrant for possession of marijuana.
All of the illegal aliens were processed and the driver was turned over to the Webb County Sheriff’s Office.