Border Patrol foils human smuggling attempt in south Laredo
Border Patrol agents of the Laredo Sector foiled an alleged human smuggling attempt in south Laredo.
According to Border Patrol, the incident happened on July 30th when agents received a tip about a silver Dodge pick-up truck transporting illegal immigrants.
When agents arrived at the location, they found the vehicle traveling northbound on south Zapata Highway.
Agents conducted a traffic stop near La Pita Mangana Road and found seven undocumented immigrants inside the vehicle.
All seven passengers were determined to be from Guatemala, Mexico and El Salvador.
The driver, a United States Citizen was arrested and all of the individuals were processed accordingly.
Border Patrol would like to remind residents that if you see any illegal activity call 1-800-343-1994.