BP catches pickup smuggling eight people packed into bed

TOMBSTONE, Ariz. (KGUN) — The US Border Patrol has caught a pickup attempting to smuggle eight undocumented immigrants packed into the truck’s bed.

Chief Patrol Agent John R. Modlin confirmed the incident, saying agents caught the suspected human trafficker this week.

He says agents stopped the truck near Tombstone, Ariz.

Modlin also compared the smuggling attempt to 20 years ago.

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