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Border Patrol disrupts human smuggling attempt near Laredo

Posted at 3:46 PM, Sep 03, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-03 20:23:29-04

Border Patrol agents near Laredo stopped an attempted human smuggling.

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

After additional exploration, agents found three undocumented immigrants hidden inside the trailer.

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

The truck’s driver, a United States citizen, was arrested. The immigrants were processed accordingly.