Border Patrol Discovers 5 People Inside Watermelon Cargo

3 years 8 months 2 days ago Friday, May 26 2017 May 26, 2017 May 26, 2017 9:34 PM May 26, 2017 in News

FALFURRIAS – Five people in the country illegally were rescued from a locked refrigerated tractor trailer at the Falfurrias checkpoint.

U.S. Border Patrol agents discovered the people concealed within boxes of watermelons. They said the immigrants had no means of escape from the cold temperatures.

All five people declined medical attention.  

The driver, a Mexican national, was arrested. 

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