Tag: Interstate 35 Checkpoint

Border Patrol agents find 78 illegal aliens locked in refrigerated tractor-trailer. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Laredo Sector)

Smuggler Busted with Nearly 80 Migrants Locked in Refrigerated Trailer

Border Patrol agents in South Texas arrested a human smuggler who allegedly had nearly 80 illegal aliens locked inside a refrigerated tractor-trailer. The driver initially fled from the Border Patrol immigration checkpoint in an attempt to avoid arrest.

Mexican illegal aliens stuffed in duffel bags. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Laredo Sector)

Human Smugglers Stuff Migrants into Duffel Bags, Say Border Patrol

Border Patrol agents from the Laredo Sector arrested two human smugglers after they found illegal immigrants stuffed inside duffel bags. The two arrests came on Friday at the Interstate 35 immigration checkpoint located between Laredo and San Antonio.