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Border Patrol agents stop human smugglers

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Posted at 4:32 PM, Nov 06, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-06 18:32:48-05

U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested four U.S. citizens and a permanent resident card holder on human smuggling charges.

Here is a roundup of the arrests, according to the Border Patrol:

On Friday, agents at a Tombstone checkpoint arrested two 20-year-old Phoenix women in a Honda Civic after finding a 23-year-old Mexican man hiding in her trunk.

On Sunday, agents at the same checkpoint arrested two 19-year-old Phoenix men in a Honda Accord after finding a 25-year-old Mexican man inside. 

Also on Sunday, agents at the State Route 85 checkpoint near Ajo arrested a 50-year-old, permanent resident card-holding woman after discovering her passenger -- a 59-year-old man -- was an illegal immigrant.