Border Patrol finds 12 immigrants crammed in SUV, suspect arrested

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NATIONAL (KRQE) – The Border Patrol has arrested a suspected human smuggler. Earlier this week, agents from Lordsburg and Deming found a Chevrolet Tahoe with 12 people crammed inside. Border Patrol did not say where the immigrants came from nor did it identify the suspect.


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Meanwhile, Border Patrol agents also say they stopped smugglers acting as agents Tuesday. An SUV, which Border Patrol says is a fake patrol vehicle was stopped near Tucson carrying 10 immigrants. The driver was also wearing a fake uniform. No information about the driver has been released.

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