Regional
12:18 pm
Wed February 5, 2014

12 Arrested In Illegal Crossing

Border Patrol agents working in southwestern New Mexico apprehended 12 immigrants believed to have entered the country illegally.

The Border Patrol says agents working near Hachita responded to sensor activity and spotted a pickup truck traveling north on State Route 81l.

They stopped the vehicle and found four people trying to hide in the bed of the truck and eight more people trying to hide under blankets in the cab.

The truck was seized.

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