Smugglers in Texas Pack Migrants in Tanker Truck near Border

Smugglers in Texas Pack Migrants in Tanker Truck near Border


Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents continue to find migrants being transported by human smugglers in dangerous situations. In one incident, agents found six inside a tanker truck.

Laredo Sector Acting Chief Patrol Agent Carl E. Landrum tweeted images of a tanker truck with a group of migrants hiding inside. Laredo Police Department officers called the Laredo South Station Border Patrol agents on January 8 to assist after a traffic stop.

#USBP agents together with @mylaredopd rescued 6 undocumented individuals from a tanker truck in south Laredo.

The incident occurred on Jan. 8, when agents provided assistance to LPD with a vehicle stop. Once on scene, the subjects were discovered inside the tanker.#HonorFirst pic.twitter.com/WH0BSi5Ba2

— Acting Chief Patrol Agent Carl E. Landrum (@USBPChiefLRT)

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