Twelve immigrants found inside tractor trailer

Posted at 5:32 PM, Jul 02, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-02 18:32:15-04

Border Patrol Agents in Falfurrias arrested two U.S. citizens trying to smuggle 12 immigrants into the county inside of a tractor trailer yesterday.

According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, agents decided to investigate the vehicle after a Border Patrol K-9 alerted to the truck.

Further inspection revealed 12 immigrants concealed with the truck’s cargo.

Medical attention was offered to the immigrants, but CBP says they declined.

Border Patrol says a subjects were processed accordingly and the case is being referred to prosecution.