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Border Patrol disrupts human smuggling attempt near Laredo

Posted at 3:51 PM, Sep 03, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-03 16:51:10-04

Border Patrol Agents near Laredo stopped an attempted human smuggling on Sunday.

According to U.S Customs and Border Protection, agents at the Interstate 35 Checkpoint were questioning the driver of a tractor trailer on September 2, when they referred the truck to additional inspection.

Upon further inspection, agents found 3 undocumented immigrants hidden inside the trailer.

Border Patrol says the immigrants were all from Mexico and were found to be in good health.

The truck’s driver, a U.S citizen, was arrested, and the immigrants were processed accordingly.