Border Patrol discovers 37 undocumented migrants in tractor trailers

February 07 2021 06:00 pm

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol agents discovered close to 40 migrants hidden inside tractor-trailers.

Two of the failed smuggling attempts happened at the Falfurrias Checkpoint over the weekend.

During secondary inspections, a border patrol K-9 alerted to the trailer where agents found 28 undocumented migrants hidden, some between pallets of flour.

In Kingsville, at the Javier Vega Junior Checkpoint on Sunday, agents discovered another 9 migrants trying to conceal themselves within crates of produce.

The migrants were from Honduras, El Salvador, and Mexico.

They were all taken into custody.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.


COVID Tip: Wash Your Hands

COVID Tip: Cover When Coughing and Sneezing

COVID Tip: Disinfecting

COVID Tip: Cover Your Mouth

COVID Tip: Avoid Close Contact

COVID-19 Tip: Disinfect Areas

COVID-19 Tip: Wash Hands Often

ValleyCentral App Links

App Store Link
Google Play Link
More Throwback Thursday