Border Patrol stops two human smuggling attempts

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(Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection press release)

FALFURRIAS, Texas (KVEO) — Border Patrol agents stopped to human smuggling attempts, discovering 15 individuals in total.

A release states, agents at a checkpoint referred a vehicle for a secondary inspection. During the secondary inspection, agents discovered six subjects inside the cargo area. Agents arrested the driver and the six subjects.

Additionally, an auto transport trailer was referred to a secondary inspection after an agent noticed condensation on the windows of the vehicles on the trailer. Officials discovered nine individuals hidden. All ten subjects, including the driver, were arrested.

According to the release, Border Patrol is processing all individuals accordingly.

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