Courtesy RGV Sector Border Patrol Courtesy RGV Sector Border Patrol FALFURRIAS –
Border Patrol agents at a Falfurrias checkpoint say they found sixty illegal immigrants inside a refrigerated produce truck.
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The discovery happened early Saturday morning after a K-9 alerted officers to search inside a vehicle after inspection.
Agents say that they opened the locked trailer and found the illegal immigrants on top of pallets of broccoli lined with a thin sheet of ice.
Investigators say medical attention was offered at the scene because the truck’s temperature was at 49 degrees Fahrenheit.
The driver, who was only identified as a Guatemalan national, was arrested and could be facing federal charges for alien smuggling.
A news release stated the group consisted of 22 Guatemalans, 17 Mexicans, 13 Salvadorans, and
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