Border Patrol Agents Stop Big Rig Smuggling Attempt

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U.S. Border Patrol agents disrupted a smuggling attempt of 15 Chinese nationals. On Saturday, agents working at the Falfurrias Checkpoint referred a tractor trailer to the secondary inspection area after a Border Patrol K-9 alerted to the cargo. During the investigation, agents discovered 15 illegal aliens from China hidden amongst the cargo. Agents arrested the driver and escorted him into the checkpoint.

The Border Patrol is processing all subjects accordingly.


The public is encouraged to take a stand against crime in their communities and to help save lives by reporting suspicious activity at 800-863-9382. 

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