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Border Patrol Agents Arrest U.S. Citizen Caught Smuggling 4 Illegal Immigrants

Release Date: 
February 17, 2017

Wellton, Ariz. Station agents stopped a truck and discovered four undocumented aliens inside
Wellton, Ariz. Station agents stopped a
truck and discovered four undocumented
aliens inside

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.

Last modified: 
February 21, 2017