Texas police find 17 undocumented immigrants locked inside hot trailer By Kevin Martinez
15 August 2017
Police in Edinburg, Texas on Sunday recovered a group of 17 undocumented immigrants at a Flying J gas station who had been locked inside a hot tractor-trailer for more than eight hours. According to reporters, no ambulances were on the scene and police have not reported any injuries or casualties. The group of immigrants were then detained and loaded onto Border Patrol vans.
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The immigrants were from Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras and Romania. The owners of the tractor-trailer, a male and female of Cuban nationality, were taken into custody.
According to police, they received a call from an unknown individual from Mexico sometime before 11 a.m., who reported that a
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