Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents interdicted a human smuggling attempt

Release Date
Wed, 10/25/2023

LAREDO, Texas – Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents working their assigned duties interdicted a human smuggling attempt yielding the apprehension of 11 migrants.

On Oct.24, Border Patrol agents while working their assigned duties encountered a tractor trailer parked on Santa Isabel Avenue. The agents proceeded to drive pass the trailer when the driver abruptly absconded on foot. The agents noticed there were several people in the sleeping area.

Border Patrol agents were able to apprehend a total of 11 people and were taken to the Laredo North Station for processing. Record checks revealed they were in the country illegally from Mexico and Guatemala. All subjects were processed according to their individual immigration status.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with the comprehensive management, control, and protection of our nation’s borders, combining customs, immigration, border security, and agricultural protection at and between official ports of entry.

Last Modified: Oct 25, 2023