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13 migrants found in truck with fake license plates

Posted at 12:16 PM, Mar 13, 2023

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — Douglas Station agents stopped a truck with fake license plates and a large group of migrants, according to Border Patrol Tucson Sector Chief John R. Modlin.

On Wednesday, agents stopped a pickup truck near Douglas, Ariz.

Chief Modlin says two children were among the group of 13 migrants.

A field training unit from Ajo Station arrested four people, according to Chief Modlin.

The Unit found the SUV Tuesday evening, on FR-1, writes Chief Modlin.

While investing the vehicle, agents noticed a foot underneath a blanket.

A total of three migrants were arrested, along with a U.S. citizen who was driving the SUV.

Marcos Icahuate joined the KGUN team in September 2022. He previously worked on digital content in Southern California's Imperial County where he was raised.