Migrants in tractor-trailer can’t hide from alert U.S. Border Patrol canine
EL PASO, Texas (Border Report) — The U.S. Border Patrol this week stopped a tractor-trailer concealing 13 unauthorized migrants in the sleeper cabin at a highway checkpoint in Sierra Blanca, Texas. Agents foiled the human-smuggling attempt at around 4:30 a.m. Tuesday while inspecting vehicles at the checkpoint. A Border Patrol canine alerted his human counterparts to the presence of possible contraband in the truck and the vehicle was sent to a secondary inspection area. It was there that the agents discovered 13 individuals hiding inside the sleeper cabin area of the truck.