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10 migrants found in cargo van near Sierra Vista

Posted at 12:14 PM, Mar 23, 2023

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — Agents found a total of 12 people were inside of a cargo van near Sierra Vista, according to US Border Patrol Tucson Sector Chief John R. Modlin.

Brian A. Terry Station agents stopped the van and arrested two U.S. citizens, who were carrying 10 migrants.

The cargo van was discovered to be rented.

"Our agents thwarted another dangerous smuggling attempt! Excellent work," writes Chief Modlin.

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.