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Two men found inside trunk at I-19 immigration checkpoint

Posted at 5:41 PM, May 15, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-15 20:45:50-04

Border Patrol agents arrested a 22-year-old Tucson woman after finding two male Mexican nationals hiding in the trunk of her car.

The woman was arrested on May 14 at the Interstate 19 Immigration Checkpoint near Amado, according to a media release from U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

The woman was sent to a secondary inspection of her Ford Taurus. When agents opened the vehicle’s trunk, they discovered two men inside the trunk.

Agents arrested the driver for human smuggling and seized the vehicle.

The Mexican nationals were processed for immigration violations.