CBP officers use advanced X-ray technology to inspect incoming food at Ney York entry. (photo by Josh Denmark)
On The Border

Checkpoint Agents Stop Big Rig Smuggling Attempt in the Rio Grande Valley

CBP officers use advanced X-ray technology to inspect incoming food at Ney York entry. (photo by Josh Denmark)

FALFURRIAS, Texas – 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 the country of China hidden among the cargo. Agents arrested the driver escorted him into the checkpoint.

The Border Patrol is processing all subjects accordingly.

Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection