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Nogales Border Patrol Agents Finds 2 Illegal Aliens in Trunk

Release Date: 
April 2, 2018

TUCSON, Ariz. – Nogales Station Border Patrol agents arrested a U.S. citizen after finding two illegal aliens locked in the trunk of a rented Chevrolet Impala at the Immigration Checkpoint on Interstate 19 Thursday afternoon.

Agents discovered two illegal aliens inside the trunk of a smuggling vehicle
Agents discovered two illegal aliens
inside the trunk of a smuggling vehicle

 

 An agent working the primary inspection lane directed a 31-year-old Chandler man for a secondary inspection. When agents opened the vehicle’s trunk, they discovered a 19-year-old Honduran woman and a 31-year-old Mexican man inside.

Both illegal aliens were transported to the Nogales Station and processed for immigration violations. The driver was arrested and charged with human smuggling.

Last modified: 
April 3, 2018