YUMA, Ariz. – Border Patrol agents assigned to the Wellton Station arrested a U.S. citizen Feb. 15 after finding four undocumented aliens in his Chevrolet extended-cab pickup truck during a vehicle stop west of Wellton, Arizona.
After agents stopped the truck near Old Highway 80 and 20 E, they detected individuals hiding in the cab. Agents then detained the 25-year-old male driver and passengers for processing in accordance with Yuma Sector guidelines.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with the management, control and protection of our nation's borders at and between the official ports of entry. CBP is charged with keeping terrorists and terrorist weapons out of the country while enforcing hundreds of U.S. laws.