Border Agents Apprehend 19 in La Joya Attempting to Enter the US Illegally

1 year 9 months 3 weeks ago Friday, November 22 2019 Nov 22, 2019 November 22, 2019 3:36 PM November 22, 2019 in News - Local

LA JOYA – After attempting to enter the U.S. illegally, 19 people are in Border Patrol custody.

McAllen border agents were patrolling in the area south of La Joya when they spotted 19 people load a pickup truck.

As agents pursued the vehicle, the driver turned into a residential area, where all the occupants abandoned the pickup.

Agents searched a nearby wooded area for several hours before apprehending all the passengers.

Officials were unable to locate the driver.

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