On Monday, Texas State Troopers pulled over a semi-truck near Laredo on US route 59. They discovered a total of 105 illegals that had been smuggled into the United States and packed into the large trailer. The area is known for being a heavily trafficked area for human smuggling due to its close proximity to the southern border.
NEW: Texas State Troopers pulled over a semi truck near Laredo today that was crammed full of 105 migrants who were being smuggled into the United States. The driver, Michael Warren McCoy, was arrested for human smuggling and was booked into Webb County jail. @FoxNews pic.twitter.com/Dumve76Nv4
— Bill Melugin (@BillFOXLA) July 19, 2021
The bust comes just one week after 2 other incidents where border agents in Laredo apprehended over 100 more illegal crossers being smuggled through the same highway corridor.
You may be wondering why they didn’t just walk right in and take their free flight with