Border Patrol agents foil two human smuggling attempts

Published: Jul. 11, 2018 at 11:04 AM CDT
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Border Patrol agents of the Laredo Sector discovered two undocumented immigrants inside the windjammers of a two tractor trailers during two separate incidents.

According to Border Patrol, the first incident happened on July 10th when agents at the I-35 checkpoint referred the driver of a tractor trailer to secondary inspection.

When agents searched the tractor trailer, they found two illegal immigrants hidden inside the windjammer.

The driver, a United States Citizen was arrested in the case.

The second incident happened several hours later when the driver another tractor trailer was questioned regarding his immigration status.

The driver was a Mexican National who was lawfully admitted for permanent residence.

When agents searched the vehicle, they found two illegal immigrants inside the windjammer of the tractor.

The four undocumented immigrants were found to be in good health and were identified as being from Mexico and Ecuador.

All of the subjects were placed under arrest and processed accordingly.