SARITA, TX (KVEO NEWSCENTER 23) –
Two illegal immigrants were rescued and detained at northern checkpoint after they were found hidden inside a speaker box.
On Wednesday, March 18th at around 5 p.m. U.S. Border Patrol agents, working the Sarita checkpoint, encountered a woman driving a white vehicle approaching the inspection lane.
A K-9 alerted agents to the truck area of the car and the woman was referred to a secondary inspection where agents found two illegal immigrants hidden inside a speaker box located inside the trunk.
Both reported feeling dizzy and had been inside the box for more than an hour and half. Agents assisted both men in existing the box offering then medical attention, but both refused.