(NBC) – Newly released dashcam video shows the search for undocumented immigrants in a tractor trailer in Edinburg.
The video shows the moment officers pulled into the parking lot of a truck stop full of big rigs.
All the police knew was that someone from Mexico had called to report someone inside one of the rigs, saying they were stuck and it was getting hot.
With no description of the truck, officers went from truck to truck knocking on each one.
Finally, when police heard someone knocking form the inside, they found 17 immigrants from Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras and Romania.
Officers detained the driver who said he did not know that people were loaded in his rig. So far no one has