Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers arrested the driver of a tractor-trailer allegedly carrying 23 undocumented immigrants and more than 200 pounds of pot.
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The driver’s passenger was also arrested on criminal charges Wednesday on I-10 East near the city limits.
The federal agents allegedly found 18 adult males and two unaccompanied juvenile males in the cargo trailer. In the sleeper cabin, agents allegedly found two adult women and an adult male.
Officials said three of the undocumented immigrants were from Guatemala and 20 were from Mexico. The undocumented immigrants are in federal custody pending disposition of their immigration cases, officials said.
Agents also found about 256 pounds of
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